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“Is The United States A Narco ‘Safe Haven’ For Mexican Drug Lords?”

By Sylvia Longmire
Mexico’s Drug War

Here is an excerpt from my latest article for Homeland Security Today’s Correspondents Watch:

U.S. map showing parts of the country where Mexican drug traffickers operate.

“For years, if not decades, Mexican drug lords and various upper-level members of Mexico’s transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) have resided in the United States. But because the savage drug war in Mexico has become so dangerous for them, they now prefer to spend more and more time at their “vacation” homes in the relative safety of US cities and communities. Knowing that violent TCO members are living among us is disturbing on many levels, and has begged the question of whether the United States can be equated to Pakistan as a country that allows itself to be a “safe haven” for violent criminals and narco-terrorists?”

To read the full article at HSToday.us, please Click Here.

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