Have cartel marijuana smuggling operations increased, even though the alien traffic has decreased substantially? Read the latest Border Report.
Border issues & cartel violence
During one of my recent border town visits, I had occasion to sit at a bar where a well-dressed individual who was accompanied by another man came in and took a seat next to me at the bar. As the evening passed I became more familiar with the individual sitting next to me. His pseudo name is ”Flako” and shall remain his name throughout this encounter.
A direct look at cartel infiltration of the legalized marijuana market in the US: from recruitment and funding to product movement and communications.
Take a look at this convoy, described by a cartel member as a “patrol”, recently filmed in Jalisco, Mexico. Is it a show of force to put local security forces on notice? Conducted as a show of force toward rival narcos? An orchestrated media event? Maybe all the above?
Sicario 2 | Day of the Soldado is coming in June. This is a look at the second trailer, which actually looks pretty damn good (and sounds even better). It’ll be interesting to see what comes of that big ass convoy battle they hint at!
This article originally appeared on ReederWrites.com, the (very) occasionally active website of our founder and Chief Editor. He seems to think it's okay to want border security even if you don't dislike brown people. It is reprinted here with permission. Mad Duo...
Once again Rocco joins us for a subject he's intimately familiar with: becoming a United States Border Patrol Agent. See his previous post about earning your Ranger Tab here. Catch him at the Nancy's Squat'n'Gobble buffet on Spaghetti Night for an autograph. Mad Duo...