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A New Front Line in the U.S. Drug War

A New Front Line in the U.S. Drug War by Damien Cave, Charlie Savage, and Thom Shanker of the New York Times.

… Throughout 2011, counternarcotics officials watched their radar screens almost helplessly as more than 100 small planes flew from South America to isolated landing strips in Honduras. But after establishing a new strategy emphasizing more cooperation across various United States departments and agencies, two smugglers’ flights were intercepted within a single week in May, a development that explains why American officials say they are determined to press forward with the approach…

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