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Mexico: The War Next Door #979562

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 07, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Juarez, Mexico: Mark Potter) The escalating war against the drug cartels in Mexico featured; scenes shown of fighting in the streets, bodies; details given about the link to the US as traffickers fight for control of smuggling routes. [University of Texas at El Paso Tony PAYAN†- says they are beginning to use tactics associated with an insurgency.] [Former DEA supervisor Anthony COULSON†- says they’re flourishing as a drug empire.] [Juarez Mayor Jose Reyes FERRIZ†- says the state is not prepared to handle this situation; talks about the first car bombing.] [DEA David GADDIS†- says it is our country’s number one organized crime threat.]

Williams, Brian;
Potter, Mark

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