Report: DEA Teaming Up With Mexican Marines and Navy
Via the Washington Post: Not trusting the Mexican police, the DEA is partnering up with the Mexican Marines. Capture and kill missions are some of the tactics.
The U.S. government is turning to elite units of Mexican marines to go after drug cartel bosses in aggressive "capture or kill" missions, providing intelligence and training to bolster what officials say is Mexico's most trustworthy and nimble force.
The recently released Wikileaks cables contain some details:
U.S. officials confirm in interviews and recently leaked diplomatic cables that the U.S. military is conducting urban-combat and counterinsurgency instruction in Mexico and the United States. [More...]
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