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The drug cartels and narco-violence: The threat to the United States hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics, and ... first session, July 16, 1997 (S. hrg) by United States

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Number of Pages77
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ISBN 100160556805
ISBN 109780160556807

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  Grayson's recent book Mexico: Narco-Violence and a Failed State? chronicles the rise of regional Mexican drug cartels in Mexico, their increased savagery against territorial rivals and uncooperative government representatives, and the related security threat to the United States.   Cartels at War: Mexico's Drug-Fueled Violence and the Threat to U.S. National Security [Kan, Paul Rexton, McCaffrey, Gen. Barry R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cartels at War: Mexico's Drug-Fueled Violence and the Threat to U.S. National SecurityCited by: 5. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Peace Corps Narcotics and Terrorism. "The drug cartels and narco-violence: the threat to the United States: hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics, and Terrorism of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate,." Pp. iii, 77 p., edited by United s: K. The book takes a hard hitting look at the drug wars taking place in Mexico between competing gangs, cartels, and mercenary factions; their insurgency against the Mexican state; the narco-violence and terrorism that is increasingly coming over the border into the United States, and its interrelationship with domestic prison and street gangs.4/5(1).

Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Peace Corps Narcotics and Terrorism. "The drug cartels and narco-violence: the threat to the United States: hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics, and Terrorism of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate,." Pp. iii, 77 p., edited by United States. Book Description. The book takes a hard hitting look at the drug wars taking place in Mexico between competing gangs, cartels, and mercenary factions; their insurgency against the Mexican state; the narco-violence and terrorism that is increasingly coming over the border into the United States, and its interrelationship with domestic prison and street gangs.   Former military members who became drug traffickers, criminals who use terrorist tactics and more combinations: the Cartels have become an almost indecipherable threat. Narco-terrorism and narco-paramilitarism are two concepts that in recent weeks have featured in . Read "Cartels at War: Mexico's Drug-Fueled Violence and the Threat to U. S. National Security" by Paul Rexton Kan available from Rakuten Kobo. Now in its sixth year, the conflict in Mexico is a mosaic of several wars occurring at once: cartels battle one another, Brand: Potomac Books Inc.

  The land passed to the United States the following year, after the Mexican-American War. But it remained a remote outpost where the Mormons were free to practice their faith on the shores of the Great Salt Lake. That started changing after the US Civil War ended in , when Washington began cracking down on a key Mormon tradition: : Patrick ANIDJAR. Not a exactly a safe place to be an American. Grayson writes that narco-violence is tied to U.S. citizen deaths in Mexico from —“40 percent of American violent deaths worldwide in this period.” Other cartels are copycatting Zeta-style cutthroat tactics. Grayson calls it the “Zetanization” of Mexico’s explosive drug war.   El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency by Ioan Grillo is an outstanding chronicle of the Mexican drug war. This book should be required reading for anyone interested in understanding why there is such a drug war, how it started, and why it's not going to go away anytime soon.4/5. The drug cartels and narco-violence: the threat to the United States: hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, Narcotics, and Terrorism of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first .