Jul 13, 2011

Zetas smuggling weapons in El Paso and Juarez border region

Zetas may be smuggling weapons
By Diana Washington Valdez\El Paso Times
07/13/2011
The brutally violent Zetas drug organization may be smuggling military-grade weapons through El Paso and Columbus, N.M., to feed its ongoing battles against other cartels and to possibly disrupt the 2012 elections in Mexico.
Phil Jordan, a former director of the DEA's El Paso Intelligence Center and a former CIA operative, said the Zetas have shipped large amounts of weapons through the El Paso area.
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