This article summarizes the history and misdeeds of the Mexican drug cartels. The scope of this international problem is discussed as well, emphasizing its impact on the United States, perhaps the only country powerful enough to stop them.
McCaul believes the ongoing war with Mexican drug cartels needs more action than it is receiving. "This war has been raging for years and we don't have a strategy, nor have we committed the resources to combat it," said McCaul.
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