U.S. Using Drones in Mexico for War on Drugs
The New York Times reports the U.S. is employing unmanned drones in Mexico to track the cartels.
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.
The U.S. and Mexico have also agreed to open a second "counternarcotics “fusion” center" to better share information.
In addition, the United States trains thousands of Mexican troops and police officers, collaborates with specially vetted Mexican security units, conducts eavesdropping in Mexico and upgrades Mexican security equipment and intelligence technology, according to American law enforcement and intelligence officials. [More...]
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