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US Intelligence Support to Mexico’s Counter-Cartel Operations

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Monday, April 29, 2013 at 7:04 PM

This Washington Post article by Dana Priest is an excellent primer for those looking for an introduction to the particulars of US intelligence support to Mexico’s counter-cartel activities, as well as the looming issue of whether Mexico’s new president, Enrique Pena-Nieto, will pull back from this relationship.  Key nuggets in the article include:

Harvard National Security Journal Symposium on Covert Action

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Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 8:31 AM

Congratulations to the Harvard National Security Journal for a fruitful conference yesterday on the covert action and the law.  It was an intensive seminar all day long on the domestic and international law issues surrounding all things covert, and special attention to cyber in the opening sessions.  The Washington Post’s Dana Priest closed out the . . .
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Move to Quash Risen Subpoeana

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 7:20 AM

The invaluable Steve Aftergood, over at Secrecy News, is reporting: Attorneys for New York Times reporter James Risen yesterday asked a court to quash a subpoena requiring him to testify in the case of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, who is accused of leaking classified information to Mr. Risen. “Because the information sought by the Government . . .
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David Cole on Obama v. Bush

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Friday, December 17, 2010 at 1:00 AM

Ben has already commented on David Cole’s TNR essay (subscription needed) about how the Obama approach to counterterrorism differs from the Bush approach.  But since David uses my own TNR essay on the subject as a foil for some of his arguments, I should respond as well.  I think David is engaged in revisionist history, . . .
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