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Posted on 07/12/2014 11:59:39 AM PDT by mgist
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Mexican cartels have established business alliances with gangs operating in places like Afganistán and Turkey, in order to obtain and smuggle drugs to supply Europe and North America, according to investigator Edgardo Buscaglia, a fellow at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM).
In an interview with EL UNIVERSAL, Buscaglia confirmed that Mexican narcotraffickers operate like multinational emissaries "to establish contacts and place operatives that can deal with the Turkish and Indian criminal organizations in order to facilitate the production and sale of drugs," specifically heroin.
Buscaglia says that according to his investigation, these criminal groups operate on an international level, and their bases of operations are located in México.
It is in the interest of these Mexican groups (specifically the Sinaloa alliance) that they open smuggling routes for the distribution of heroin to the U.S. market. Furthermore, they are not only focusing on the movement of Afghan heroin through Mexico; they are also taking positions of power as major players in the international world of the heroin trade," according to Buscaglia, who is also the director the International Center of Legal and Economic Development.
Strategic Global Alliances
According to Buscaglia, the strategic alliances between the cartels of México and the Middle Eastern group becomes potentially closer to being a fact with each passing rumor.
It is not as if (Joaquín) El Chapo Guzmán (Loera) himself travels to Turkey, it is up to his emissaries to maintain good relations in that country. They keep the flow of heroin packages and money that belongs to the Sinaloa cartel moving to their appropriate destinations. Money and heroin make its way to Chicago, or New York. It is like the concept of outsourcing labor: the Mexican cartels receive the product from their overseas suppliers and they distribute the merchandise locally," Edgardo Buscaglia explained to his interview with El Universal.
The shipments that arrived to Canadá and the U.S. are very profitable to the criminal groups of the southern henisphere, but the product itself is produced in Afganistán, where 90% of the worlds heroin supply comes from, says Buscaglia.
The Mexican groups arrive to the Turkish and Afghan markets with contacts established by emissaries or companies where cartel members hold minor positions. Often, the exporters themselves come with the credentials of being overseas suppliers and representatives of people in the business of illicit services, he explained.
Once bought, the heroin supply arrives to the North and Central American market, these emissaries often exchange drugs for arms, or for other items. Nothing is out of the question, it really just depends on the region."
Buscaglia assured thatMexican groups are gaining a presence on the world stage , not only in drug trafficking, but also in the arms smuggling and money laundering schemes of Romania and Bulgaria. They are also making inroads into the European Union markets.
The patriarchal position of the Mexican cartels has expanded and has benefited the groups operating deep in the heart of their home country, very similar to the Italian and Russian mafias benefited when those groups dominated the world stage.
In this sense, the ATIM fellow said this confirms in part why the drug cartels are using weapons manufactured in Asia; it is because of the fluid interchange of drugs and arms.
The most important gun suppliers at the moment (other than the U.S. and China) are the Russians and the Albanians. Places where the purchase of illegal arms is often made in drugs" concluded Buscaglia.
The drug cartels are NOT the dealers on the streets, or the sociopath trafficking and blowing things up in Baghdad, they are bankers and national leaders.
The Global drug trade is said to be valued at over $3 TRILLION and Human Trafficking at at $32 BILLION. Cash business, little overhead.
It’s a small world, after all!
And quite an incestuous one as well..
And very very profitable for some
Who turns their heads
Or turn their own citizens into the culprits.
HaPPY War on DRugs., and Dogs!!
Remember to Vote!!
So drug cartels are doing more good for the Afghans than the US does. How’s that WOD working for you?
You think heroin is “doing more good” for anyone?
A win-win-win for the Obamunists.
Terrorists get rich, illegals flood the nation, hard drugs stupefy a critical mass of the remaining population.
The "little children's" Central America trek---looks they they had lotsa help.
Better check those backpacks and diaper bags.
By purchasing the Afghan opium, which constitutes a third of their economy, the drug kingpins are propping up the Afghan economy which the US war on drugs is bent on destroying while driving the Afghans into the arms of the Taliban. So, yeah, the cartels are doing more good for Afghanistan than the US.
Ever see poodles in bulletproof vests?
Capitalism always wins.
‘Mazing how them kids made a transit thru some the most treacherous real estate on the planet.. And not leave a trail.
They are funding the Taliban and Al Qaeda
so you wish the US was helping?
Heroin production has soared since the U.S. invaded, just as it did in Sotheast Asia during the Vietnam War. Funny how increased drug production seems to follow U.S. military involvement.
Whats the big deal?? We went to Afghanistan precisely for this reason, to open and secure trade routes for Afghanni Heroin, Why do you think we ARMED the Cartels?? Why do you think the ATF and CIA with US banks LAUNDERED over $400 Billion dollars of drug profits for the Cartels in the last 5 years?? Afghanistan produces over 90% of the worlds Opium.
Gee, wonder how the Mexican cartels managed to make the business connections with BOTH the arms dealers and Afghan poppy growers cooperative? Now who could they be hiring that would have experience and connections in both those markets??? s/
I still can’t figure out why they are not growing poppies domestically on a large scale yet.
How about we just get the hell out?
I agree with that
There is no war on drugs, try to realize the incredible farce we are living in. Middle Eastern national leaders have the same goals as the Islamic Revolutionary terrorists, to establish a world caliphate under Sharia Law. All these Islamic terrorists orgs. have been supported, if not created by national governments.
They know that their oil won’t last forever, and there is plenty of oil in America. God forbid a president allow full production in the US. Obama is their man, and the terrorists cartels are bringing home the Benjamins, by the $Billions.
Even the buzzed pot heads recognize that the elite bankers are the ones pushing drug legalization. - George Soros 2/2014
It would certainly require that the US population be under an epidemic drug induced stupor, like the populations in Iran, Russia, and China, to impose Sharia Law on Americans.
It also makes perfect sense that the sociopathic elitists bankers, who have a history of perverse support of eugenics, global warming, and fear of the peasants population-growth, would encourage dangerous drugs such as heroin, which devastates societies. Drug money is also filling their off shore bank accounts.
Al Qaeda, Taliban, Muslim Brotherhood are ALL in the drug trafficking business. Iran paid for Chavez’ campaign in Venezuela. Chavez turned Venezuela into the biggest drug distributor in the world. The rest of Latin America have quietly become leftist narco nations during Obama’s terms.
The Obama is well aware of terrorism in Americas back yard. The silence is deafening.
State Department Reports Hezbollah Increasing Drug and Terrorism in South America 2013
“There has indeed been a marked resurgence of Iranian state sponsorship of terrorism over the past 18 months. But as the new Nisman report drives home, heres an even more disturbing fact Iran has run intelligence networks in the United States backyard to sponsor, foster and execute terrorist attacks for decades.”
“Criminal plans” by Iran could be under way in Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, the report said.
Just a few instances of Obama aiding and abetting the enemy:
In 2009 Obama released a brutal al Qaeda terrorist known as al Baghdadi, who went on to head ISIS in 2013, and has effectively established a new caliphate.
US Established Taliban Headquarters in Qatar -2011
Afghan government slams US for sending arms to Taliban -2013
“The Afghan Interior Ministry has strongly condemned the US military over a shipment of weapons to Zabul Province in the troubled southern Afghanistan.”
Muslim Brotherhood Linked to Malik Obama and Obama Admin.
Obama Admin Was Recognized By Muslims for creating ISIS
Nabeel Naiem: “It is known that the USA released him from prison and he spent 20 to 30 million US Dollars to establish these ISIS groups and the first ISIS camps were established in Jordan, these camps were supervised by the Marines, and the arming of ISIS is all American.”
OBAMA BYPASSES CONGRESS, GIVES $1.5 BILLION TO MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD
Obama Unilaterally Pulls Support for Egypt as Morsi Fights Against Taliban Terrorists
Afghan narcotics problems worsen
How the Taliban got their hands on modern US missiles (CIA) - 2014
Knowing that modern US weapons, the CIA gave Qatar, were being used by Taliban against US, Obama administration gave 5 dangerous terrorists to QATAR (Taliban Headquarters) in 2014
Syrian’s Rebels, who pledged allegiance to al Qaeda, Describe US backed Training in Qatar http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/foreign-affairs-defense/syria-arming-the-rebels/syrian-rebels-describe-u-s-backed-training-in-qatar/
July 2014 Mission Accomplished.
“There is at least no mystery about what Baghdadi wants. He believes that the world’s Muslims should live under one Islamic state ruled by Sharia Law”
Obama’s support for Islamists is endless. The only group supplying more arms to those who celebrate murder is Holder’s ATF. They armed Sinaloa drug cartel. It also explains the other dirty secrets taking place in Obama’s America:
“The horrific toll of America’s heroin ‘epidemic”
America’s Heroin Epidemic -BBC 2014
The SEC sees no evil while Wall Street banks launder $BILLIONS in cartel
Money Laundering and The Drug Trade: The Role of the Banks
Mexican Cartels Buying Afghan Heroin
Mexican Diplomat Says America Invited Sinaloa
DEA Struck A Deal With SINALOA Mexico’s Most Notorious Drug Cartel
U.S. Fed and Top Mexican Drug Cartel Exposed as Partners
Banks Laundering Cartel Drug Money
BORDER CRISIS: CONGRESSMAN SAYS FEDS CAUSING HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Cartels Exploit Immigration Crisis To Smuggle More Drugs Across Border
Mexican Cartels are Behind Border Crisis
Drug dealing, informant get border pass -2014
Obama Admin Human Trafficking
Photos Show Drugs Pouring Over Southern Arizona Border
Islamist Radicals are soldiers in the $Trillion Narco Trade, along with the $ 32 Billion human trafficking. The real cartel kingpins are bankers and national leaders.
The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control
At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney that’s a ‘totalitarian mentality’
Mathew 7:15 "Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. "You will know them by their fruits."
As Obama's 2008 Political Campaign received unprecedented endorsments of world depots such Chavez and Iran's Ahmadinejad, there were many unanswered questions about Obama's history. The dubious endorsments and concerns were drowned out by an adoring media and equally influencial Hollywood machinery. Concerned Americans were ridiculed in the media, labeled "birthers", and alarming facts were dismissed as "neocon" racism.
Obama Envisions New Iran Approach -November 2, 2007 By MICHAEL R. GORDON and JEFF ZELENY http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/02/us/politics/02obama.html?pagewanted=all
Is Barack Obama the promised warrior coming to help the Hidden Imam of Shiite Muslims conquer the world?-2008 http://www.forbes.com/2008/10/26/obama-iran-ahmadinejad-oped-cx_at_1026taheri.html
Obama has been partial to Iran since he was elected US allows Iran its nuclear vision THE AUSTRALIAN APRIL 03, 2010 US allows Iran its nuclear vision
The media ignored the fact that the new "anti war" President tripled the number of troops in Afghanistan in 2009. Afghan poppy production has since hit records levels, and world markets are being flooded with pure, cheap, heroin. http://cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/74-us-afghan-casualties-came-after-obama-ordered-troops-increased
They continue to ignore that most US military casualties occurred after the "anti war" President was elected.
NATALIA MATAMOROS | EL UNIVERSAL
Saturday October 05, 2013 12:00 AM
The shipment of 1.3 tons of cocaine bound to France onboard a flight departing from Venezuela is just a pearl that decorates the necklace of a myriad of similar cases.
Bayardo Ramírez, a criminal lawyer and former president of the National Anti-Drug Commission (Conacuid), stressed that based on data of groups engaged in counter-narcotics efforts worldwide, Venezuela ranks as the first drug trafficker in Latin America, overtaking Mexico and Colombia.
According to Ramírez, some sectors inside the Venezuelan government have distinct strategies on drug trafficking, with no attempt at setting policies to curb the scourge.
“There are groups in the current regime that traffic in drugs coming from Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia -the latter in cooperation with the FARC. The country (Venezuela) became a warehouse, lab, and collection and distribution center of substances.”
The expert claimed that in Venezuela, together with other countries in the Latin American region, “some groups have set routes to ship cocaine and marihuana through Central America up to Canada and the United States. There is another route to Africa and there it (the drug) is distributed to Europe.”
Remember the 80’s when there really was a war on drugs? The DEA was in Colombia burning coca fields, and intercepting boats loads of cocaine.
In Obama’s America we have epidemic drug addictions rates, unprecedented amounts of pure, cheap, deadly heroin, and opiate addictions that have surpassed car accidents and alcohol, in accidental deaths.
In Obama’s America the Federal Agencies are MIA, and Drug Legalization is trendy.
They are working together and our government enables them.
“Mexican cartel violence is at an all-time high along the increasingly porous southern border yet the Obama Administration has shut down a critical intelligence agency dedicated to identifying, tracking and severing the nexus between drug trafficking and terrorism.”
Nothing is what is seems. I promise you.
I thought Afghan heroin was going to Russia before this. Putin will be happy.
Afghan heroin is going everywhere.
My Iranian friend told me her brother who is still in Iran is a heroin addict. She said the heroin supply is vast in Iran, especially now. She also said something that most educated people who have lived in narco nations understand.
“No major drug trafficking goes on in a country like Iran, without government complicity.” The government is involved. Just like most nations in thos hemisphere. They need to keep the population sedate and depedent. Especially the youth.
It has gotten out of control, but the easy money is as addicting as heroin. Russia and China have the same problem. The corruption in China goes hand in hand with the addiction. They can’t get rid of it.
The NDIC was an immensely unsuccessful program. Look at where it was located and you can see it was just another John Murtha boondoggle.