NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 24, 2011
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(McAllen, Texas: Mark Potter) The drug trafficking across the Mexico border examined; scenes shown from along the Rio Grande of a load of marijuana seized by Border Patrol agents. [Retired DEA supervisor Anthony COULSON- says the drug strategy with Mexico is not working.] The findings of a Justice Department report on drug cartels and drug distribution into the US and statistics on the rise in drug seized cited. [National Drug Control Policy Center director Gil KERLIKOWSKE- says the Mexican forces are not available to stop production.] [NBC News analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- says US law enforcement is routinely shot at or intimidated: we are in denial.]
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