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February 26, 2010 06:45

The war being waged from the Andean basin all the way north to the Rio Grande.

According to current and former officials of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Mexican cartels — most of them “family organizations” — have become the “delivery service” for cocaine that originates in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Venezuela. These “distributors” are now exporting their violence as well. According to the Department of Justice, cartel “hit teams” have carried out murders and kidnappings in more than 230 American cities. Phoenix, Arizona, seems headed for becoming the kidnapping capital of the U.S.