Skip to comments.Clinton: Latin American drug cartelsí links to Iran, Hezbollah a concern
Posted on 03/04/2012 12:22:30 PM PST by VU4G10
When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton voiced her concerns on Wednesday over intelligence reports that Latin American drug cartels are closely linked with Hezbollah and Iran, many within the U.S. law enforcement community were grateful that Obama Administration officials were finally acknowledging what cops already knew.
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Man, that Hillery! is sharp as a tack.
She doesn’t miss a thing.
The Middle East is a red herring to distract us from the destruction of our country and our way of life from within; we have much more to be concerned about that these people around the world from us.
This is why Argentina seized the Falklands back in the 1980s; it was simply a distraction from horrible conditions at home. We’re being led along the same route; I have co-workers losing sleep about Iran who can’t pay their next mortgage installment...
Oh, I'm sure she is really concerned about that! /s
Worse Than Gunwalker? State Dept. Allegedly Sold Guns to Zetas
Phil Jordan, a former CIA operative and one-time leader of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administrations El Paso Intelligence Center, claims that the Obama administration is running guns to the violent Zetas cartel through the direct commercial sale of military grade weapons:
Jordan, who served as director of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administrations El Paso Intelligence Center in 1995, said the Zetas have shipped large amounts of weapons purchased in the Dallas area through El Paso.
Theyve found anti-aircraft weapons and hand grenades from the Vietnam War era, Plumlee said. Other weapons found include grenade launchers, assault rifles, handguns and military gear including night-vision goggles and body armor.
More about State Department involvement...
has sources claiming Obamas man in the State Department, (former) Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg, was the State Department operative who helped Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and the Department of Justice Deputy Attorney General David Ogden formulate the strategy that led to the tactics used in Operation Fast and Furious.
A little more than two years later, it was announced that Steinberg's time in the Obama State Department was over. From the New York Times, 30 March 2011:
Mrs. Clinton heaped praise on Mr. Steinberg, describing him as an indispensable partner. On every foreign policy challenge, big and small, he has helped formulate our policy and oversee its execution, she wrote. Mr. Steinberg, she said, played Oscar to Jack Lews Felix, referring to Jacob J. Lew, her other deputy, who left earlier this year to become Mr. Obamas budget director.
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If our government were helping those drug cartels, and thus Hezbollah and Iran, why! that would be ... State Sponsored Terrorism wouldn't it?
On this side of the border it's violations of the RICO Act. In Mexico and Honduras it's state-sponsored terrorism.
What else would you call heavily arming international criminal syndicates within a foreign country wherein that country is in a death struggle with those syndicates?
Especially when it goes beyond thousands of assault rifles to include grenades, RPGs, shoulder fired rockets, anti-aircraft guns, night vision equipment, body armor and special deals to bring their drugs onto our soil with legal impunity?
Not to mention the just-revealed news that the rip crew that killed BP Agent Brian Terry was there with DEA and FBI assistance and approval to attack and kill a rival cartel's smuggling crew.
Nor should we mention that the guns used to kill ICE Agent Jaime Zapata were also "walked" by Texas ATF offices as part of Project Gunrunner.
Let's not leave out the FBI and DEA laundering millions of dollars for the drug cartels by setting up bank accounts for them that they otherwise couldn't do.
It's organized, it is spread through every Federal LEA and it violates numerous domestic laws and numerous statutes and treaties that deal with foreign nations. Yet none of it has been officially sanctioned. It's the FedGov acting like mafiosa.
0bama, Holder and Hillary Clinton are all deeply involved in this and it is state-sponsored terrorism. These Chicago machine Marxist thugs are dragging our country down to the level of Tehran and Pyongyang.
... and what have we been saying? But don’t worry, Obama will arm them and Borner will help in the cover up.
I can’t see how this might be a national security problem, can you? /sarcasm
Most citizens knew this years ago, way back during the Bush years.
The democrats are now working on how to spin terrorism linked to Hezbollah that came over the border and were caught and released by the Obama catch and release policies. It is simply a matter of time before all these new voters/terrorists become a severe liability to the democrats, and that’s there only concern.
Reaching back to the not so recent threat to the Saudi ambassador to the United States the Obama regime clings to for some mysterious reason Clinton said...
“We are continuing to look for direct links and we are engaged very extensively with our partners in the hemisphere, both to educate them about the dangers posed by Iran and Hezbollah and also to work with them to heighten our intelligence sharing,”...
It should be obvious to most Americans by now that when a member of the Obama regime says they are working with ‘our partners’ they aren’t talking about the congress people holding sub-committee hearings on Justice Department programs that partner up with Mexican drug cartels.
Neither should we expect Vanillery to have a sense of anything more than allegations even eight months after the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Rep. Patrick Meehan, heard testimony that outlined the real threat Hezbollah poses to US.
Who knows with the clintonistas? Perhaps the gulf oil drilling understanding the regime reached with Mexico the week before http://interamericansecuritywatch.com/us-mexico-agree-to-cooperate-on-energy/ is what prompted her out of the blue concern over allegations she has previously shown no concern over.
Could be their real concern is the wacky left’s reaction to learning of the planned drilling in the Gulf of Mexico’s border region. Bringing up a bit of a threat to the dhimmis of the left does make the leftist medicine go down easier, doesn’t it?
Would be interesting to learn if members of the regime and their loyal opposition have a monetary stake in this deal.
And the cartels have cash because the war on drugs hyperinflates their profits.
Defund the cartels and Hezbollah: relegalize drugs!