America’s Narco-Industrial Complex: A History of Drug Deals?

1999: Encounter between New York Stock Exchange President Richard Grasso and Raul Reyes, Commander of Colombia’s FARC / El entonces presidente de la Bolsa de Nueva York, Richard Grasso, y el comandante de las FARC, Raúl Reyes se abrazan durante un encuentro en junio de 1999 / Image: iarnoticias.com (1)

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America’s Secret Deal with the Mexican Drug Cartels

By Tom Burghardt
Global Research

September 3, 2012

In a story which should have made front page headlines, Narco News investigative journalist Bill Conroy revealed that “A high-ranking Sinaloa narco-trafficking organization member’s claim that US officials have struck a deal with the leadership of the Mexican ‘cartel’ appears to be corroborated in large part by the statements of a Mexican diplomat in email correspondence made public recently by the nonprofit media group WikiLeaks.

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