Is drug kingpin “Chapo” Guzman the main beneficiary of the mexican war on drugs?
Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman
Is the army protecting and helping the Sinaloan cartel in Juarez? “I would characterize the Mexican military as a kind of protection racket,” says Howard Campbell, an anthropologist at the University of Texas El Paso who’s studied the drug cartels. “That is, the Mexican military is not a cartel per se, sui generis, and it’s not strictly on the payroll of the Chapo Guzman cartel directly. But they allow the Guzman cartel to bring drugs through Juarez in order to extract their cut and their percentage by performing their role, which is to protect the routes of smuggling for the Guzman cartel and attack their opponents, the Juarez cartel.”
In fact, even before the current war between the Juarez and Sinaloa cartels erupted, there was evidence…READ MORE HERE.