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The US gun smugglers recruited by one of Mexico’s most brutal cartels

It was nothing more than a routine inspection for federal agents. But as they browsed the records of Carter’s Country gun shop in Houston, investigators picked up on a series of big sales. For cash. Federal agents were alerted not only by the number of guns involved – sometimes a dozen at a time – […]

Saudi Prince: Inevitable Syrian President Will Step Down

Prince Turki al-Faisal  speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, Nov 15, 2011 A senior Saudi prince says it is inevitable that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will step down because he has not responded to calls to halt the violence against protesters.  Prince Turki al-Faisal made the comments during remarks in Washington. Speaking to […]

"Grenade-walking" part of "Gunwalker" scandal

October 19, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis “Grenade-walking” part of “Gunwalker” scandal 14 Oct 2011 There’s a new twist in the government’s “gunwalking” scandal involving an even more dangerous weapon: grenades. CBS News said on “The Early Show” that the investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)’s so-called “Fast and Furious” operation […]

The Iranian assassination plot’s blowback | PJ Crowley

The alleged plot involving Iranian agents planning to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States in Washington, DC, potentially killing scores of Americans at the same time, is on the face of it so fantastic that it begs a disclaimer. There may be more to this, or less to this, than meets the eye. […]

Iranians charged in US over assassination plot

The US is facing a dangerous confrontation with Iran after the Obama administration Tuesday directly blamed factions inside of the Tehran government of an assassination and bombing plot in the American capital involving Mexican drug cartels. The US attorney general, Eric Holder, at a press conference said the ‘murder for hire plot’ was aimed at […]