Skip to comments.New Terror Threat On Mexico Border
Posted on 07/19/2010 5:35:12 PM PDT by Kaslin
Border: A Hezbollah-like car bomb explodes in a border town as a congresswoman asks Homeland Security about links between the terrorist group and Mexican drug cartels. This is more than an immigration problem.
Car bombs are a terrorist specialty and not a drug cartel modus operandi. The heavily armed cartels are more into shootings and kidnappings. So the car bomb that exploded Thursday in Ciudad Juarez, near a federal police headquarters, killing four, was either a change in tactics for the cartels or a sign of teaming up with a terrorist group, one of which could be Iran-linked Hezbollah.
Officials called it a well-planned trap using what may have been the first time that traffickers have used a car bomb since the start of a military-led offensive against drug cartels. It also may be the first indication of Hezbollah's growing influence south of the border.
Erick Stakelbeck of the Investigative Project, a counterterrorism research group, says Hezbollah has established a base in the Americas in what is known as the Tri-Border area, where Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay meet. As he reports, "the area is home to roughly 20,000 Middle Eastern immigrants mostly from Lebanon and Syria and has long been a hotbed for terrorist fundraising, arms and drug trafficking, counterfeiting and money laundering."
Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., recently sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security asking it to form a task force to investigate growing ties between Hezbollah and the drug cartels as well as growing evidence of a Hezbollah presence in Mexico
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And what would Obama say?
“Let’s not jump to conclusions. It might have not been a bomb”
From where Guatemala or the United States? /s
Headline Karachi; Clinton earmarks $2byn for Dams and Roads for Pakistani Islamic State.
Islam is a growing religion in Mexico.
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I can understand this govt ignoring illegals crossing our border. Hell, our govt hasn’t done anything about that really ever. But now we have murderous islamic terrorists on and across the border and dc does nothing but sue Arizona for trying to force the feds to do their job.
It’s pretty clear whose side obama and his team are on.
.......It also may be the first indication of Hezbollah’s growing influence......
The solution to the problem is learned from Saudi Arabia. When the Iranians began to attack from Yemen, The retaliation was swift and deadly. Noe that Iran is operating in Mexico the remedy should be applied.
As one who works closely with the special ops community, I feel compelled to note that there are ops READY TO GO on any number of fronts, with trained, prepared and dedicated operators chomping at the bit. All they’re waiting for is the go-ahead from political appointees and career bureaucrats. Waiting - and waiting....and waiting...
If we lose more citizens to terror, it won’t be because our knowledge is behind the curve, but because our leaders don’t have the fortitude to pull the trigger and loose the dogs of war. The dogs are ready.