DEA Helping Drug Cartels?
Felicitating drug trade?
- Duration 3:09
- Date Dec 9, 2011
Felicitating drug trade?
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And joining us right now to talk more about this is the Latin American project coordinator for the Cato Institute Juan Carlos Hidalgo and no one has written an article.
About this latest scandal called the -- talent around with Mexican cartels Juan Carlos adult -- that you so much for joining us.
So you -- this is really the third.
Top of operation fast and furious.
And we'll tell us what you say -- article.
All but two years ago the Washington impose -- the news -- that that.
Immigration and customs enforcement agency was -- dangerous.
Mexican traffickers to the United States.
I -- four months.
But they didn't prevent.
That the agency didn't prevent these drug traffickers from.
Keeping conducting their act very illegal -- dvds in Mexico and the United States.
I want -- instances was a murder of of a person you know bustle stakes as that was ordered by one of these informants -- by the by the IC.
Salt that you have they've they've Ferrell Gorman bringing dangerous.
Makes -- gun traffickers and giving them safe heaven here and United States while they keep conducting their criminal activities in Mexico and the United States.
Then the summer.
We're gonna story about fast and furious how they -- the -- -- and basically Fuzzy data the purchase of how do -- not thousands of -- -- In in the United States that -- -- mobile into Mexico.
I'll Wear -- use a income mean for crime -- in Mexico including the murder of a Border Patrol agent.
I'm now on Sunday.
We found out that they.
Has been laundering money for the Mexican cartels and millions of dollars in order to follow -- catch apparently but that's a fire would -- having -- much results of what's it what was positive about these these operation.
Yeah congressman Darrell Issa has not launched a probe by of this alleged DEA a laundering operation in Mexico.
A -- you say these three things combined to be ice bringing big Mexican drug traffickers to the US.
The ATF an operation fast and furious and now the DEA it would be laundering money for the Mexican cartels.
You -- that these three incidents display a stunning lack of foresight.
Which would be laughable if it were not for the thousands who have died in Mexico's drug related violence so this not a joke.
This is not a joke one of the -- while former DEA agent was quoted in the New York Times Wendy's story broke out on Sunday saying that well.
You know this is not as classes furious because we're talking about money -- money's not dangerous as guns.
Well but but those are those supposed -- absurd thing to save money is exactly what makes these cartels so powerful.
-- with money that they buy guns he's with money that they corrupt officials is with money that they get away in the Mexican judicial system.
And that the this is why money has become the critical issue in the war on drugs and instead of laundry money.
-- Mexican cartels may be the US -- should look for artists try to used to get rid of enormous profits that that that bond market brings to.
To drug trafficking and now -- -- -- well of course legalizing drugs.