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Perry suggests U.S. military role in Mexico drug war
Posted By admin On October 2, 2011 @ 5:55 am In Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled
Oct 2, 2011
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said on Saturday he would get the U.S. military involved in Mexico’s war with drug cartels, in comments likely to upset the Mexican government.
The remarks appear to be a new misstatement on foreign policy by Perry, the Texas governor who is struggling to hold on to the mantle of frontrunner for the Republican nomination.
Perry said that as president he would work with Mexico in the same way that the United States has worked with Colombia to combat drug cartels.
“The way that we were able to stop the drug cartels in Colombia was with a coordinated effort,” he said in a campaign speech in New Hampshire. “It may take our military” working with the Mexican government to win Mexico’s drug war, he said.
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 Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/02/us-usa-campaign-mexico-idUSTRE7910BL20111002
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 Will Mexico’s drug war lead to tighter gun control laws in U.S.?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/will-mexicos-drug-war-lead-to-tighter-gun-control-laws-in-us.html
 Mexico drug kingpin says he received trailers of US cash: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mexico-drug-kingpin-says-he-received-trailers-of-us-cash.html
 US consulate workers killed in Mexico drug wars: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-consulate-workers-killed-in-mexico-drug-wars.html
 Border Patrol Official: Drug Cartels ‘Have Taken Control’ of ‘Several Areas Along Our Border’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/border-patrol-official-drug-cartels-have-taken-control-of-several-areas-along-our-border.html
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