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Mexican Drug Cartels

Our Enemy To The South

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Dimond

Mexico's problem has become our problem in a big way. The retiring CIA chief, Michael Hayden, says Mexico could rank right next to Iran and Iraq as the biggest challenge for President Obama.

Mexican Drug Violence Spills Over Into US

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just as government officials had feared, the drug violence raging in Mexico is spilling over into the United States. U.S. authorities are reporting a...

Is Mexico the Next Crisis?

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Francis

The day of Obama's election, Mexico's second-highest official in charge of other key drug interdiction officials died in a fiery jet crash. This may become the President-elect's first test and crisis.

Mexican marijuana cartels sully US forests, parks

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORTERVILLE, Calif. — National forests and parks _ long popular with Mexican marijuana-growing cartels _ have become home to some of the most po...

Warring Mexican Drug Cartels Approve Sending Hitmen Into The US

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

EL PASO, Texas — Security is being heightened along the southern U.S. border because of a threat that warring Mexican cartels may send hit men i...

Drug Cartel Hitmen Believed Responsible For The Deaths Of A Dozen Mexican Pop Musicians

Washington Post | Manuel Roig-Franzia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sergio Gómez roared into town in a big SUV, entourage in tow, pressed suits, fancy cowboy boots. Everything about him said superstar. He had an inte...