President Obama and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Michael Mullen on Saturday discussed how the U.S. military can assist Mexico in addressing growing violence from drug cartels, according to a military official.
The conversation, which Obama initiated within hours of Mullen’s return to the United States from a visit to Mexico City, underscores the growing concern with which the United States views the situation…
The president expressed interest in military capabilities that the U.S. has that could help Mexican forces, including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology, the official said…
This week, a U.S. citizen was among the three decapitated bodies found in Tijuana, Mexican authorities said Saturday. Growing drug violence has made beheadings in Tijuana, Juarez and other Mexican towns more commonplace over the past year.
Mexico has become the focus for everything cruel and inhuman about the so-called War on Drugs. There is nothing like the violence and death associated with drug wars in Mexico – in the nations bright enough, educated enough to treat drug abuse outside of the sewers of organized crime.
The United States took years to get beyond Prohibition of alcohol. At the rate we’re going, it will take decades to get our government beyond the political opportunism of conventional morality over drug use.