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US Court Documents Claim Sinaloa “Cartel” Is Protected by US Government

Deal Allegedly Gave Sinaloa Bosses Immunity in Exchange for Providing Info on Rival Drug Organizations

The son of a heavy hitter in a powerful Mexican drug trafficking organization has filed explosive legal pleadings in federal court in Chicago accusing the US government of cutting a deal with the the “Sinaloa Cartel” that gave its leadership “carte blanche to continue to smuggle tons of illicit drugs into Chicago and the rest of the United States.”

Congress Told of Strategy Behind Fast and Furious Months Before Its Launch

Former Deputy Attorney General Laid Out Game Plan in Testimony Delivered in March 2009

The Republican-led Congressional witch-hunt to pin blame for ATF’s failed Fast and Furious operation on high-level Obama administration officials may well come full circle back to Congress itself.

Lawmakers Doth Protest Too Much over ATF’s Fast and Furious Scandal

Congress Continues to Ignore House of Death Cover-up Spawned During Bush Administration

The hypocrisy of our political leadership is not a man-bites-dog story, of course, but rarely is a brazen act of duplicity so completely ignored by our mainstream media as has been the case with the ongoing saga of ATF’s Fast and Furious scandal — in which the federal agency is accused of knowingly allowing criminals to smuggle weapons into Mexico.

Mexican Military Commander Removed Following Disappearance Investigation

Shake Up Happens After Morelos Lawmakers Support Withdraw of Soldiers from Streets

ATF’s Fast and Furious Seems Colored With Shades of Iran/Contra Scandal

Congressional Inquiry Raising Specter of Spooks in the Soup

The acting head of ATF (the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) has seemingly blown the cover of both DEA and FBI informant operations in order to spare his own neck and to deflect blame away from a badly flawed operation undertaken by his own agency.

In doing so, ATF Acting Director Kenneth Melson has also left open the door to the house of mirrors that always comes into play when U.S. interests intersect with foreign affairs.

House of Death Informant Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Former Mexican Cop Who Helped Oversee House in Juarez Used for Torture and Murder Claims ICE Still Owes Him Money

A deactivated U.S. government informant who played a key role in multiple homicides in Mexico while under the supervision of U.S. prosecutors and federal agents has filed a lawsuit against the United States in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Raided Mexican Ranch Linked to U.S. Drug War Corruption

Former CIA Asset Claims U.S. Special Forces Assisted Mexican Soldiers In Assault on Stash Site

The recent raid of a stash site on the Mexican side of the border suspected of containing a cache of guns and/or drugs is drawing attention once again to the U.S. border town of Columbus, N.M. — where 11 people, including the mayor, police chief and a village trustee, were recently indicted on gun-running charges.

U.S. Special Ops Troops Deployed in Mexico, Leaked Briefing Confirms

Document, Prepared At the Request of a “Tea Party” Congressman, Indicates the 7th Special Forces Group “Has Conducted Operations in Every Latin American Country”

A Pentagon document has come to light that confirms the U.S. has put special operations troops on the ground in Mexico as the drug war there continues to escalate, notching some 40,000 murders since late 2006.

U.S. Drug-War Policy Planting the Seeds of Civil-Society Destruction

Escalating Murder Rate Is Byproduct of Decades of Legal and Covert U.S. Arms Shipments to Latin America

Mexico Preparing to Sue U.S. Companies Deemed Culpable For Drug-War Crimes

Mexican Government Will Pursue Civil Lawsuits Over Arms Trafficking and Money Laundering

The Attorney General’s Office of Mexico has retained a U.S. law firm to explore options for filing litigation against U.S.-based companies or individuals “believed to be participating” in money laundering and weapons trafficking activities “that may be harming Mexico,” a recent filing with the U.S. Department of Justice reveals.

Mexican Narco-Trafficker’s Revelation Exposes Drug War’s Duplicity

Trail of Government Intrigue Leads Back to Cocaine Jet That Crashed in Mexico’s Yucatan

A high-level player with one of the most notorious narco-trafficking organizations in Mexico, the Sinaloa “cartel,” claims that he has been working with the U.S. government for years, according to pleadings filed recently in federal court in Chicago.

U.S.-Backed Programs Supplying the Firepower for Mexico’s Soaring Murder Rate

Felipe Calderón's Drug War Has Become Hot Market for U.S. Arms Trade

The dollar value of U.S. private-sector weapons shipments to Mexico in fiscal year 2009 exceeded the value of private arms shipments to two other major conflict regions elsewhere in the world, Iraq and Afghanistan, and even outpaced the value of arms shipped to one of the United States’ staunchest allies, Israel.

Armed Men Burn Down Homes of Family that Blew the Whistle on Mexico's “War on Drugs”

Family Member Says It's “Because We Don't Shut Up” About Military Human Rights Abuses

U.S. Private Sector Providing Drug-War Mercenaries to Mexico

Job Posting Seeks Former Soldiers to Provide Urban Warfare, Counterinsurgency Training

L-3 MPRI, a division of a major U.S. defense contractor, is hunting in the mercenary community to hire “site leads” who can help oversee the company’s personnel in Mexico and also coordinate “with Mexican Army officials” at a dozen training sites, called “VMTCs,” located in Mexico.

Evidence of "Extrajudicial" Death Squads Emerging in Mexico

Leaked State Department Cable Claims Juárez Business Leaders Hired Former Zetas for “Protection”

The drug war in Mexico has been depicted in the mainstream media, for the most part, as a conflict between brutal, rival “drug cartels” that are in a pitched battle over territory and for survival as the Mexican military seeks to restore order under the leadership of the brave and resolute President Felipe Calderón.

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