Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Drug Cartels: War on the Mexican State.

Federal police and crime scene investigators work around the area where police were ambushed by unknown gunmen in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Photo: AP

Mexico’s drug cartels ared changing their  tactics by turning more attacks on authorities, rather than focusing their fire on rivals gangs, the mexican Interior Secretary Fernandez Gomez-Mont said Sunday.

The top official said at a news conference that two back-to-back, bloody ambushes of government convoys — both blamed on cartels — represent a new tactic.

“In the last few weeks the dynamics of the violence have changed. The criminals have decided to directly confront and attack the authorities,” Gomez-Mont said. READ MORE HERE.

3 Responses to Drug Cartels: War on the Mexican State.

  1. TomPier

    May 8, 2010 at 4:33 pm

    great post as usual!

  2. Hit Lyrics

    April 27, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    Great Story, hey I stumbled on to this story while searching the web for random downloads. Thanks for sharing I’ll email my friends about this too.

  3. Pingback: U.S. Strategy Against Mexican Drug Cartels: Flawed and Uncertain | Damaged Vehicles For Sale