On the Arrest of Mexican Drug Kingpin Z-40

On the Arrest of Mexican Drug Kingpin Z-40 - Houston Chronicle Op-Ed by SWJ El Centro Fellow Nathan Jones.

Yesterday’s arrest of Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas leader Miguel Treviño (Z-40) could be profound for Mexico. On the one hand, it sets an important precedent that no one is above the law, not even the leader of one of the nation’s most powerful organized crime groups. On the other hand, Z-40’s removal may portend increased violence as new leadership figures vie for power within the organization and rivals pounce on perceived vulnerability...

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