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President Trump Considering Cartels as “Terrorists” – AMLO Worries About U.S. Invasion, and A.G.
CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 11/29/2019 | SUNDANCE

Posted on 11/29/2019 10:00:45 PM PST by bitt

President Trump has said he is close to a decision that would designate Mexican drug cartels as officially recognized terrorist networks by the United States.

Remember, within the geopolitical dynamic that benefits all three North American countries, Mexico needs to start taking clear and decisive actions toward all levels of internal corruption if the ultimate economic objective of the USMCA is going to work.

Mexican President Lopez-Obrador is concerned this designation could lead to U.S. military engagement against the cartels. The Democrats are concerned this designation would mean they could no longer accept campaign donations from the drug cartels; and into this mix of interests, U.S. Attorney Bill Barr is going to Mexico.

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that his government was committed to fighting organized crime, seeking to dispel fears that the United States could take matters in its own hands in the fight against drug cartels.

U.S. President Donald Trump said earlier this week that he plans to designate the Mexican cartels as terrorist groups, a move aimed at disrupting their finances by imposing sanctions.

While this does not directly give the United States authority for military operations in Mexico, many Mexicans are nervous their northern neighbor could use it as a pretext for a unilateral invention.

Lopez Obrador reiterated he would not permit an armed foreign intervention a century after the country was last invaded, arguing that his government was already doing its part to battle criminal gangs....

(Excerpt) Read more at theconservativetreehouse.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barr; cartels; mexico; sundance
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President Trump Considering Cartels as “Terrorists” – AMLO Worries About U.S. Invasion, and A.G. Bill Barr Heads to Mexico
1 posted on 11/29/2019 10:00:45 PM PST by bitt
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2 posted on 11/29/2019 10:02:32 PM PST by bitt (You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook. Harry Truman)
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Do it, bring the US military to bear on them on the border or in Mexico and watch the fun.

While suggesting strongly to the cartels that they might want to seek other markets for their wares. I hear Europe is nice this time of year.


3 posted on 11/29/2019 10:13:51 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: bitt

Add the democrat party in with the cartels.


4 posted on 11/29/2019 10:23:31 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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“The Democrats are concerned this designation would mean they could no longer accept campaign donations from the drug cartels;”

Quite a statement


5 posted on 11/29/2019 10:24:23 PM PST by jcon40 (The other post before yours really nails it for me. IOr keep people from / PC ing in ver and alway)
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To: Spktyr
I'd love for us to invade Mexico and clean that whole sh!thole up, cartels and all but the human stampede of Mexicans who would come pouring across the border would be a tsunami. There would be many cartel members in among that stampede.
6 posted on 11/29/2019 10:34:50 PM PST by jmacusa ("If wisdom is not the Lord, what is wisdom?)
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“The Democrats are concerned this designation would mean they could no longer accept campaign donations from the drug cartels;”

I’ve heard that allegation made before, and I’m strongly inclined to think it’s true. Still, it would be nice to get more specific information on named public officials.


7 posted on 11/29/2019 10:36:48 PM PST by be-baw
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If the government of Mexico only controls 20% of the country by their own admission, going to war on the cartels is for all intents and purposes going to war with Mexico.


8 posted on 11/29/2019 10:49:01 PM PST by SpaceBar
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It isn't Democrats per se and it's not campaign contributions but the FedMob does do business with them.

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel
businessinsider Jan. 13, 2014

9 posted on 11/29/2019 10:53:30 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: bitt

Militarize the border and then sit back and watch it collapse.


10 posted on 11/29/2019 11:02:45 PM PST by Farcesensitive
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Our military only spent about a year in Mexico with an expeditionary force the last time we invaded. Did the trick. We are overdue for another one.


11 posted on 11/29/2019 11:06:32 PM PST by D Rider
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or going to war for Mexico. Helping them reestablish control over their own land.

Personally I just want us to control the border and stay out of other countries.


12 posted on 11/29/2019 11:08:55 PM PST by crusher2013
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or going to war for Mexico.

mhehico is totally dependent on us economically.       but we can not incite revolution, like iraq.

I think the President is establishing legal strategies against the drug invaders.


13 posted on 11/29/2019 11:25:32 PM PST by 867V309 (Lock Her Up)
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To: bitt
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that his government was committed to fighting organized crime, seeking to dispel fears that the United States could take matters in its own hands in the fight against drug cartels.

It's about time we did.

14 posted on 11/29/2019 11:57:25 PM PST by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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Youre stampeding them the wrong way. They have a southern border too.


15 posted on 11/30/2019 12:51:11 AM PST by gnarledmaw (Hive minded liberals worship leaders, sovereign conservatives elect servants.)
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Mexicans aren’t going to head south. They’re going to make a bee line straight to here. Every Mexican wants to come here. For crying out loud more than half the world wants to come here.


16 posted on 11/30/2019 1:37:10 AM PST by jmacusa ("If wisdom is not the Lord, what is wisdom?)
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To: D Rider

Yeah , well ‘’Old Rough And Ready’’Zachary Taylor should have finished the job and pressed on to Mexico City. We could have annexed Mexico over a hundred and fifty years ago and we wouldn’t have this problem today.


17 posted on 11/30/2019 1:43:10 AM PST by jmacusa ("If wisdom is not the Lord, what is wisdom?)
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To: bitt

Lopez-Obrador only controls two small area of the country called Mexico - various cartels control all the rest. He’s in their employ in any case.


18 posted on 11/30/2019 1:54:24 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: NFHale

The Democrats are concerned this designation would mean they could no longer accept campaign donations from the drug cartels; we are also talking here


19 posted on 11/30/2019 2:18:14 AM PST by ronnie raygun (nic dip.com)
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"While this does not directly give the United States authority for military operations in Mexico, many Mexicans are nervous their northern neighbor could use it as a pretext for a unilateral invention."

I think we should proceed with unilateral invention.

20 posted on 11/30/2019 3:38:08 AM PST by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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