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Drug Runners

Mexican drug cartels are recruiting young Americans along the Texas-Mexico border to carry out assassinations in Mexico's bloody drug war. So how is that driving this region's illegal drug trade? We're joined by Kent Bitsko, director of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area's Nevada office; and Vanda Felbab-Brown, a foreign policy fellow with the Brookings Institution in Washington.

  • Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)
  • Vanda Felbab-Brown
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