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      10-19-2019, 07:16 PM   #17

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Join Date: Apr 2016
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Originally Posted by anglo View Post
Just another day driving around town with a rocket launcher, M249 SAW (?), and 10 other rifles with your favorite narcocorrido playing on the radio...

"Several weeks ago, the Mexican investigative journal Contralínea posted a map of Mexico prepared by the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), showing that 80 percent of the country’s 266 districts recently targeted for enforcement by the Mexican National Guard in a new counter-cartel operation are either controlled (57.5 percent) or disputed (23.3 percent) by the cartels.

Thus, we now see from an internal document of the Mexican government an admission that Mexico has essentially lost control over every important populated area in Mexico outside Mexico City and a few others, and particularly the most sensitive areas of the U.S.-Mexican border."

By comparison, as of last year, the Taliban controlled or contested 46 percent of the districts in Afghanistan’s civil war