Skip to comments.Al Qaeda Men Nabbed in Africa, Running Drugs for Money
Posted on 12/20/2009 5:12:06 AM PST by alj770
For the first time, three Al-Qaeda operatives have been arrested and charged with drug trafficking as a means of raising funds to support their terrorist activities. The international terror group has increasingly been turning to this form of activity, although its spread to Africa is a new twist in the pattern, according to evidence gathered by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
The agency has long been concerned about the groups ties to the heroin trade in Afghanistan but according to DEA director Michele Leonhart, the current case reveals a direct link between the terror group and drug traffickers in western Africa.
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This is the biggest reason for the legalization of drugs: the wrong criminals are making money from drug sales.
325 billion according to this guy. I know, 325B sounds like chump change compared to the free wheeling spenders that currently are in power.
And this is news. I guess if you only work for the goverment.
Actually there are some good reasons to legalize drugs, or at least admit that the US War On Drugs is over; we lost big-time. Besides, if drugs were legalized, regulated and taxed, that would mean liberals would be paying the bulk of those taxes, and any tax on a liberal is a good thing, or at least neutral.
What a mess.
I’d like to be one of those “chumps.”
That’s quite a story!
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