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Mon Jan 4, 2021, 05:55 PM

Biden Inherits a Relationship With Mexico on the Brink of Disaster

Days after the Mexican government adopted a set of crippling restrictions on foreign law enforcement operations in the country, the Trump administration is searching for a work-around and revisiting a decades-old bilateral agreement in an attempt to untie the hands of U.S. drug investigators.

The law, which was rushed through the Mexican legislature last month amid the fallout over the arrest of the country’s former defense chief on U.S. drug trafficking charges, has generated intense concern at the Justice Department, where investigations into Mexico’s powerful drug cartels have been imperiled by new requirements for agents to share intelligence with the country’s government.

Its arrival, in the waning weeks of a lame duck American presidency, has also complicated the effort to find a path forward, with the problem likely to roll over into the lap of the Biden administration as one of its first international challenges.

According to a law enforcement official familiar with the situation, one recourse being studied by outgoing Trump administration officials is the lasting influence of the Brownsville letter, a 1998 document signed after a similar sovereignty spat by Clinton-era Attorney General Janet Reno and her Mexican counterpart that outlined how investigations between the two countries should be conducted.


Trump fucks up everything he touches.

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Mon Jan 4, 2021, 06:05 PM

1. legalize the appropriate drugs in the USA and none of this will be needed nt

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