Jun 17, 2011

Whack-a-mole Drug War: SouthCom Calls on Americas to Unite Against Crime

Once again, we have the government - here the U.S. Army - conflating the drug trade with terrorism. 

SouthCom Calls on Americas to Unite Against Crime: "A head of the U.S. Army's Southern Command called on the Americas to join forces against the threats of illicit trafficking and terrorism, as a joint military training exercise opened in El Salvador.

Special operations head Thomas Brown made his comments as 18 countries from South and Central America began a week-long training exercise in together with the U.S. on Wednesday.

“It is essential to join forces to combat the forces that threaten the security and prosperity of our nations, such as drug trafficking and terrorism,” explained Brown."

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