Oct 15, 2011

Mexico Drug War: US wants Mexico aid to combat cartels to cover wider plots

AFP:" Senior US officials said Thursday they wanted to ensure financial aid being sent to Mexico to combat drug gangs could also be used foil plots like that involving Iran this week.

"Obviously we want to ensure that the support, the equipment, the assistance, the cooperation that we are providing to and with the government of Mexico could also address this sort of threat," William Brownfield, assistant secretary of state for counter-narcotics, told a congressional hearing."

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