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Afganistan´s know how on drones will be used in Mexico by the Pentagon.

Predator drone in Mexico

Stepping up its involvement in Mexico´s drug war, the Obama administration has begun sending drones deep into Mexican territory to gather intelligence that helps locate major traffickers and follow their networks, according to American and Mexican officials.

The Pentagon began flying high-altitude, unarmed drones over Mexican skies last month, American military officials said, in hopes of collecting information to turn over to Mexican law enforcement agencies. Other administration officials said a Homeland Security drone helped Mexican authorities find several suspects linked to the feb 15th killing of Jaime Zapata, a United States Immigration and customs Enforcement Immigration agent (ICE).

President Obama and his Mexican counterpart, Felipe Calderón, formally agreed to continue the surveillance flights during a White House meeting on March 3. The American assistance has been kept secret because of…READ MORE HERE