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
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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