Skip to comments.State Department Warns Mexican Drug Cartels May Target U.S. In Terrorist Acts
Posted on 07/16/2011 6:08:07 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
The U.S. State Department warned yesterday that the Juarez Cartel may target its consulate office in Ciudad Juarez -- just over the border from El Paso, TX -- or other U.S. interests as reported by Mary Forgione for the Los Angeles Times. The "emergency message" states:
Information has come to light that suggests a cartel may be targeting the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez or U.S. Ports of Entry. In the past, cartels have been willing to utilize car bombs in attacks.
Earlier this month a drug cartel in Ciudad Juarez spray painted a public warning to U.S. DEA agents as reported by The Associated Press: "Gringos (D.E.A.). We know where you are and we know who you are and where you go. We are going to chop off your (expletive) heads."
The warnings are not idle. Last February ICE agent Jaime Zapata was killed and his partner wounded in a shooting ambush in the state of San Luis Potosí, and in March 2010 three Americans tied to the U.S. Consulate were killed in a shooting ambush in Ciudad Juarez in the state of Chihuahua.
Moreover, the Mexican drug cartels have murdered U.S. law enforcement officials on the north side of the border. In December 2010 border patrol agent Brian Terry was shot and killed after encountering several suspects in a southern Arizona smuggling corridor.
The drug smugglers rake in $50 billion a year by peddling their product throughout the United States, and they already have proven willing to kill anybody on either side of the border in protecting their racket.
And yet President Obama sees no need to secure the border, and no evidence of spillover violence.
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Yet protecting our borders is still a bridge too far.
Maybe we should bring our bombers home from Libya and bomb Mexico? Drone strikes?
When some gubermeat official finds they can keep the drug money they find we will see another invasion of a foreign country.
So, would that be with the guns Obama and Holder sent over the border or will they be providing their own?
Find out where they are growing the crap and start dropping napalm!
Why not post it here so everyone can read it?
Tell Holder and everyone at 'Fast and Furious', "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
If Mexico had a real interest in destroying the Cartels they would admit that their Police,and military are so corrupt that they cannot be trusted and ask for the United States Military to help them clean out the drug lords.
If the United States was really interested in wiping out the Cartels we would protect and close our borders.
Neither side is willing to do either thing because of the Money. Follow the money. Both sides are corrupt. I believe our police are in the majority honest, It is our politicians who are corrupted by the Cartel money.
I must admit that the thought that fast and furious was a means of arming invaders has crossed my mind more than a few times.
Hell, they’ve given them guns that we can’t get.
First Eric Holder and Company change an existing program so
the Barry Soetoro administration could work with their co-joined corruption in the United States of Mexico to prove the evil American gundealers were selling guns to the Mexican Cartels-Now that the deal has dried up the transfer of weapons to the Cartels NO wonder they are planning retribution
You don’t give gangs guns -and then say they ant keep getting toss away guns.Eric Holder and his boss should have known that. Es verdad— they probably did they’ve been pushing for Revolution since Barry raised his hand and swore to defend a Constitution he finds so repugnant.
And I DO believe, if the idiot cartels (not if - when) start ramping up the killing of US citizens - and on our soil, they’re going to wake a sleeping giant,
I hope you are right, but I do not trust our own administration or our Media
Remember, We just had a United States Border Patrol Agent killed with a weapon we supplied the Cartel and the mainstream media has blown it off, The Justice Department has lied and hidden evidence, The FBI and CIA and ATF are all involved and so far no one is suspended or fired, much less arrested.
This thing should be on every front page in the nation and the lead story on every news show. If not for the Internet it would be shoved under the table, and may be yet.
It is obvious that the guns were allowed to be sent to the Cartels by the Obama administration so that Obama could use it to steal away our Constitutional rights. It goes to the top and yet ———Nothing.
Watergate was a walk in the park compared to this, but hardly a peep from “investigative “ reporters.
In the past most of the Cartel money is spent on the Mexican side of the border. Mexican banks are washing the money, why would they want to stop that money from coming in?
Now it has gotten out of hand, Killing of thousands of people cannot be simply ignored, but it has become so widespread and so many are either frightened or bought that the Government has become a joke.
I am sure Mexico would love to stop the killings, but they still want the money. A quandry.
America is the safety valve that prevents revolution in Mexico. Frankly, Mexico needs a revolution in my opinion.
I’d rather risk seeing a marxist nation form across our border than the failed anarchist state that exists now.
Lies, lies, all lies. Janet said, “Our border is as secure now as it has ever been.”
WE ARE NOT BEING PROTECTED BY OUR GOVERNMENTWHY?
They’re growing the crap on public land in Oregon and California, and they’re guarding it with “assault rifles.”
We (and the Mexican authorities) know where these guys live. A little surveillance and a couple of Hellfires, problem solved. Collateral damage? Tough cookies; sleep with dogs, get fleas.
Does anyone think for a moment that Obama will allow this country to be deprived of cocaine?
Fence OK, but WALL much better. With mined approaches and motion activated robo weapons on our side.
when I said ‘sleeping giant’ - I wasn’t talking about the Eunuchs in Government - I was talking about the fed-up American people!!
It’s time that Giant was awakened by our own Government..
It has been sleeping far too long.
From the Fox news videos, it looks like the auto union workers are consuming a lot of that on their smoke breaks. Don't they know smoking is hazerdous to our health?
I hate Obama, Napolitano and all the other worthless commies in our government.
>>Yet protecting our borders is still a bridge too far.<<
Protecting our borders will shut down the drug trade. What do you do with the addicts?
No, they will start robbing the elderly for their pain medications, robbing drug stores trying to get drugs, purse snatchings, etc. Anything to get their ‘meds’.
So, but this is our problem even though we don’t use drugs.
U.S. Consulate & Ports Of Entry Remain On High Alert
I don’t doubt the administration wants something like this so he can declare martial law.
Gunwalker: Smoking Gun Email?
An internal ATF email seems to support the assertion that Fast and Furious was a PR stunt for gun control.
PJMs Bob Owens has long speculated that the primary reason for Operation Fast and Furious was to perpetuate the lie that 90 percent of illegal firearms in Mexico were from the United States.
Owens assertion was buoyed on Wednesday by internal ATF emails obtained by Townhall.com. One email reads:
"Can you see if these guns were all purchased from the same FfL and at one time. We are looking at anecdotal cases to support a demand letter on long gun multiple sales. Thanks Mark R. Chait Assistant Director Field Operations."
Good thing that the FBI and Justice department armed them then with taxpayer money eh???
>0bama is a terrorist.<
he is certainly providing aid to terrorists and enemies of the state.
Not only was his administration allowing these people to get guns who now are an official “threat” he helped fund it with stimulus money!
Anyone think this is not bigger than Watergate yet???
Watergate is like stealing a pack of gum at the corner store compared to this.
Oh .. I didn’t say Watergate .. I said Waterloo!
Much more appropriate IMO
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