Mexican Official Threatens To Combat President Trump By "Unleashing Drug Cartels"

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There will be war in the streets, or at least there could be.

The strong armed tactics against Mexico are not making officials happy south of the border.

Now, with an executive order facilitating the deportation of illegal immigrants – and especially those who have committed criminal offenses – as well as building a wall on the border, President Trump has many Mexicans up in arms.

Jorge Castañeda Gutman, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Mexico, took things a step further during an interview on CNN with Fareed Zakaria when he suggested that Mexico’s previous cooperation with the U.S. in curbing the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants could end.

Instead, the cartels could be essentially unleashed upon the U.S. – retribution for tough policies on Mexico and other immigrant-producing countries in the Latin American world.

These astonishing words could open up an economic gang war against the U.S. –  very irresponsible words that reveal just how connected Mexico’s leadership is with the violent drug cartels who operate from their territories:

Mexico has a lot of negotiating chips in this matter, Fareed, but it also has measures we could take in other areas. For example, the drugs that come through Mexico from South America, or the drugs that are produced here in Mexico all go to the United States. This is not our problem. We have been cooperating with the United States for many years on these issues because they’ve asked us to and because we have a friendly, trustful relationship. If that relationship disappears, the reasons for cooperation also disappear.

The implications are astoundingly clear – Mexico would consider exporting chaos and violence into the United States as a form of payback for immigration restrictions and controls against the instability that the southern border has brought to the country for decades.

Out of bitterness or desperation, or a mix of both, Mexico’s finest would apparently weaponize their most brutal elements and deliberately send them North to sow chaos – only proving the reasons for controlling the border and reigning in the deterioration of the U.S. standard of living that has been going on for such a long time now.

Though no one would win, things could get pretty ugly…

Drug cartels and Mexican gangs have killed an estimated 40,000 people over the past decade in Mexico alone, as well as plenty of people on the U.S. side as well. Beheadings, etc. have gripped headlines and terrified the population.

The collusion of the Mexican government has worsened the problem, and the largest issues continue to explode. Why exactly shouldn’t President Trump attempt to stop this insane violence and deadly trafficking?

Here’s the full interview:

Trump’s moves against immigration, et al. have the other side in a tail spin – and now it may be war of one kind or another.

Clearly, they will play dirty.

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gregga777's picture

"These astonishing words could open up an economic gang war against the U.S. – very irresponsible words that reveal just how connected Mexico’s leadership is with the violent drug cartels who operate from their territories:"

Sounds like the CONporate Mainstream FAKE NEWS Media (CMSFNM) has finally figured out where former Mexican Presidents, like Vicente Fox, obtained the $ billions that they have socked away in secret Swiss, Cayman Islands and Panamanian bank accounts. Of course Mexican politicians are intimately and financially connected with the violent Mexican drilling cartels. They sure didn't get filthy rich off of their government salaries.

Elco the Constitutionalist's picture
Elco the Constitutionalist (not verified) Jan 31, 2017 1:19 AM

1) That is an act of war

2)This delegitimizes the phony narrative of the last 50 years that Mexico is a free state.

debunker's picture

Sweet.  Someone give them Darth Bannon's home address!!!!!

Jack Napier's picture

No one wins? I'm not so sure. Population control has always been on the agenda.

Free Man's picture

Thanks to this Mexican nitwit there is now an even stronger case for the wall.

Keep talking.

headless blogger's picture

I've always said it will be the Mexicans that go ballistic someday. They are nationalists to the core and put THEIR people first.

I have a funny feeling that the big blowout for the USA will finally come from the Mexicans.

Rakksan's picture

Headless you are. The Conquistadores, (Spanish Elite) non-Indian, are the corrupt rulers of Mexico. They are not nationalist. They made Mexico a narco-state.

headless blogger's picture

I've worked with tons of mexicans. They're nationalists all the way.

MedTechEntrepreneur's picture

Mexico is nothing more than a Narco-State.  Carlos Slim...richest mutherfucker in the world?  For what? For being in bed with the Cartels. And being BFF's with the Clinton Cartel.

If the Mexicans were smart, they would overthrow that shit tomorrow.   

torabora's picture

Bush was a great disappointment that he failed to clean up mexico or cuber after 912.

SmittyinLA's picture

There been here sowing chaos since the 70s, time to boot

zeroboris's picture

For example, the drugs that come through Mexico from South America, or the drugs that are produced here in Mexico all go to the United States. This is not our problem. We have been cooperating with the United States for many years on these issues because they’ve asked us to and because we have a friendly, trustful relationship. If that relationship disappears, the reasons for cooperation also disappear.

So Mexican authorities think that criminal activity in their country is not their problem? Maybe drugs are legal in Mexico, I don't know. Anyway, this is a somewhat jaw-dropping statement.


Global Douche's picture

As a matter of fact, their government has been talking about legalizing marijuana, but they've not done it or it'd been all over the news. The border at Brownsville would have lots of Gringos going across the Rio Bravo for their toking.

Fireman's picture

Mexico is screwed and Mexicans live in the 19th century under these "dons" and cartel bosses. If Trump builds his tortilla curtain (shut off the ruling class safety valve) it will finally bring much needed revolution to Mexico and righteous vengeance for those that have been betrayed by both PANista fascists like Fox and the century of PRI gangsters like Piña La Neta that run the country like their own cocaine bordello and herd the people like their rancho livestock.

As for zio Castañeda's threat about unleashing the cartels on USSANS... are there still people who don't know that narcotics importation into the USSA through Mexico is the most significant part of the entire NAFTA scam?  DEA and CIA are simply corporate branches of the USSAN government narcotics importaion department inc. Remember the crack cocaine epidemic of the 80's and Mike C Ruppert's outing of John Deutsch CEO of CIA Drug Runners Inc? Gary Webb's Dark Allinace before they suicided him?

As for zionist jew Castañeda Gutman talking to CNN fake news shill Fareed Moron take what ever chosen racer says with the usual kilo of salt!


In the interview below Castañeda's former boss Pan fascist El Presidente Fox...flips out when confronted with his and his ex wife's inexplicable wealth. She was done for laundering 800 million dollars of cartel money but of course "it was all a beeg mees take, amigo."


Build the wall and let the Mexicans finally Aztec these freaks. It will be good for USSA and for Mexico.



gespiri's picture

A clear admission that this politician or its government is working side-by-side with the cartels.

Bring half of our overseas military home and place them at the borders to regain law and order (shoot to kill these smugglers....drugs or human).

Global Douche's picture

Well, we already know how corrupt the Mexican government is. In fact, it's rampant throughout nearly all of the Americas, south of the Border. That's very much part of the reasoning Indian Prime Minister Modi is justifying trying to force his Indians to go cashless and mandating smaller Rupee notes. India puts Mexico to shame on bribery. They're masters at the art, and now their scams make those from Nigeria look like Sunday School.

DIGrif's picture

Yes, and the United States Armed Forces might be unleashed on YOU Mexico.

man of Wool's picture

Yeah go on. Invade Mexico. You know you want to.

That'll make America great again. 

Joe A's picture

He has just justified Trump's reasons to build that wall....

orangegeek's picture

... The implications are astoundingly clear – Mexico would consider exporting chaos and violence into the United States as a form of payback for immigration restrictions and controls against the instability that the southern border has brought to the country for decades. ...


Wow - exporting terrorism - that's not good for your ability to continue to breathe chico.  Chico's not so smart - connecting the Mexican goobermint with local gangs/terrorists.

DON QUIJOTE's picture

New Boss-

We are now 24 hours into the Trump era and the sky hasn’t fallen.  The world hasn’t ended.  In fact, nothing at all has changed.

The wars continue on, the IRS continues to extort people in the US for nearly half of everything they make, the NSA continues to spy on all and the Federal Reserve continues to inflate the currency all the while impoverishing the lower and middle classes.

You might say, “It’s only been 24 hours, give him some time,” but the fact of the matter is that Trump has not talked about changing any of that.  At most he’s talked about “auditing” the Federal Reserve. But, there is no point to an audit.  We know what the Federal Reserve does.  It needs to be shut down effective immediately.

But, as we pointed out yesterday, even if Trump did want to do all the right things in terms of bringing freedom back to the USSA it won’t come without a massive, biblical level collapse of the current system.

There are, of course, some things Trump has done to fulfill pledges already. In his first executive order, Donald Trump asked government agencies to remove parts of the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - following up on his pledge to do away with the the Act entirely.

The one-page order tells federal officials to reduce the "economic and regulatory burden" of the Affordable Care Act before it is done away with entirely.

But problems are much bigger than certain issues. Whether Trump is “good” or “bad” doesn’t make all that much difference.  The die has already been cast.  The US is bankrupt. And maybe that is one valuable skill Trump has, dealing with bankruptcy situations. Because that is exactly what he will be dealing with.

We realize that many people are thrilled Barack O’Bomber is gone.  And so are we!  And we also realize many people are hopeful that Trump will fix the giant mess in Washington, District of Criminals.

On this point we are less hopeful.  Sure, he’ll fix some things.  That’s how this entire two party democracy charade is played.  Each side takes its turn doing something heinously awful so that the people feel vindicated when they tick the box for the other party who fixes a few of those things.

In the end, it’s just the same old game though.  But this game is nearing its end.

Either good Trump will engineer and negotiate a default on the debt, causing the biggest financial and economic crisis in world history.  Or bad Trump will continue increasing the debt and the Federal Reserve printing money to finance it, causing the eventual hyperinflation of the US dollar and the biggest financial and economic crisis in world history.

For this reason it is best to be prepared for the worst.

By Dollar Vigilante

OCnStiggs's picture

The truth is out.

Let everyone see without a doubt that Mexico's government does not have US interests in mind.

Thanks Mexico. You just canned your own credibility.


man of Wool's picture

Perhaps Donald could start a national "don't take drugs day" in solidarity with his feud with Mexico, because it is American dollars that keep the cartels big strong and ugly. 

NewHugh's picture

Helloooo?  This is an example of why Ron Paul is WRONG that we don't need a wall!!!

Global Douche's picture

If you paid attention to the Good Doctor when he spoke during the Republican debates on TV, you would have heard essentially that to paraphrase; "The Wall will be used to keep us (Americans) in!"

DeaconPews's picture

Completely and utterly unhinged. This is fantastic. I"m with Trump.

DON QUIJOTE's picture

Propaganda zerohedge is just spouting propaganda. Castañeda did not say México is going to unleash drug cartels. What he meant is that CIA and DEA won't be abled to import,smuggle, drugs from México into the USA. Consequently ending the funding of production of drugs in México. CIA is the sponsor of drug cartels in latin america. This has to stop!! Mèxico is not the enemy. The enemy is among you!!

stecha's picture

let them come through the narrowing and narrowing gates. be like shooting ducks in a barrel. I mean wetbacks in a barrel..

Pumpkin's picture

Put the army on the boarder where it belongs.  F'up the drug cartels. Build wall.

Global Douche's picture

With orders to fucking SHOOT! No more pussyfooting with Border Patrol and their fucked up Union nonsense. The Constitution actually states that America is allowed a Domestic Defense. Let's actually enforce what our founders put down in black and white for once!!

PleasedToMeatYou's picture

Finally, after years of invasion, the Meh Hicanos are finally articulating something resembling an explicit declaration of war.  Bring our troops home from NATO, Japan, S.Korea, etc.  We need to squash that bug to our south if they make good on this, starting with a DMZ from Texas to Mexico City. 

Miss Informed's picture

Back to tit for tat thuggery on the boarder. The Mexicans send Pancho Villa. America sends "Black Jack" Pershing. 100 years ago exactly.

Vin's picture

So is he saying that the mexican govt control the drug cartels?

Let's just take a ten mile strip of mexican land along the border and make it a mined no-man's land.

Miss Informed's picture

War on the border. It would be good in one way. It would give the "Border Patrol" something to do other than rifling through people's cars and their dirty underwear looking for joints, or whatever they are looking for in illegal warrantless searches. What they do now is mostly harass people and act thuggy behind big handguns and mirrored sunglasses. Waste public money driving around in SUVs that are as big as tanks.

DON QUIJOTE's picture
CIA “Manages” Drug Trade, Mexican Official Says Written by  Saturday, 28 July 2012 00:00

The Central Intelligence Agency’s involvement in drug trafficking is back in the media spotlight after a spokesman for the violence-plagued Mexican state of Chihuahua became the latest high-profile individual to accuse the CIA, which has been linked to narcotics trafficking for decades, of ongoing efforts to “manage the drug trade.” The infamous American spy agency refused to comment.

In a recent interview, Chihuahua state spokesman Guillermo Terrazas Villanueva told Al Jazeera that the CIA and other international “security” outfits "don't fight drug traffickers." Instead, Villanueva argued, they try to control and manage the illegal drug market for their own benefit.

"It's like pest control companies, they only control," Villanueva told the Qatar-based media outlet last month at his office in Juarez. "If you finish off the pests, you are out of a job. If they finish the drug business, they finish their jobs."

Another Mexican official, apparently a mid-level officer with Mexico’s equivalent of the U.S. Department of “Homeland Security,” echoed those remarks, saying he knew that the allegations against the CIA were correct based on talks with American agents in Mexico. "It's true, they want to control it," the official told Al Jazeera on condition of anonymity.

 For those who want to read the whole article:

FloridaGent's picture


Mexico interferes with our immigration laws by informing Mexicans how to illegally enter the USA as well as how to avoid detection. Fifty-five Mexican consulates across the country also work to undermine our immigration laws by working with National Council of La Raza and Mexican community groups. Mexican consular offices work to get driver’s licenses for illegals, get Mexican consular ID’s accepted as legal identity documents, and in-state tuition for illegals. All constitute interference with our country by Mexico. All Mexican consular offices should be closed and Mexico should be warned about interfering in our county!




CosmicSauce's picture

Just admitted how corrupt the Mexican government is. In bed with the drug cartels...

Ha! What a tool. Hey Mexicans, time to stand up and take your country back. You keep running away to the teat of America.

Where's your machismo now?

Cutter's picture

Sometimes you really question the intelligence of Mexico's leadership.

First, The Mexican government doesn't control the drug cartels, they control the government.

Second, the cartels have the intelligence, that the government doesn't, to know not to unleash widespread violence in the US, because they will then be treated like a military threat rather than a law enforcement problem. Imagine the same strategic force used against Al Qaeda and ISIS being used in Mexico. No cartel leader wants that.

What is more likely is the Mexican government doing something stupid that causes increased problems for the cartels, which result in a cartel war against the Mexican government, not the US.

Most Americans, and I believe Trump also, respect and want Mexico as a friend. All they need to do is help end the illegal migration and assist with the drug trade and the US will do all we can to assist Mexico economically and in every other way. It's the actions of the Mexican government that is souring relations, not the US government.

Sparehead's picture

This threat pretty much illustrates your second sentence. It's clearly an empty threat coming from the cartels. I also agree they're likely to start eating their own.

Sparehead's picture

This of course has been going on for years but it's still nice to be given an additional excuse to redeploy the military from far off third world shitholes back to the US where they can help secure the border to the local third world shithole.

BetterRalph's picture

UP-CHUCK Shoomer guy... what's he on about today? Guns again? Open borders again? There's the damn PROBLEM. And who puts the CAMERA in that fucks face? The FAKE ASS News casts the PERCEPTION MANAGEMENT SPELL.

The mexican gangs have great comms.
you think they are somewhere else?
They are walking distance FROM ME!

Their donkey numbers have fallen apart, and are way more donkey cankle heaped to hide truth.
A plethora of HIGH profile courts with TREASON would be the FINAL HOLES in this pus covered dog toy.
When Broadcast Spectrum has new news (un repentant/old ones retire/gone) people covering High Treason Cases at the Court houses then this country turns around back to the RULE OF LAW AGAIN.

Right now the sensor I use is the complete disconnect from truth as the temperature gauge.
They are way off the rails still.

I tend to agree with the thought of POUND HARD these Country Hating idiots.
At the same time I hate to see the Brainwashed SCREW their life up for a SOROS paycheck!

This world has become quite EVIL. Not sure exactly HOW we got here.

rosiescenario's picture

Have these drug cartels done far more damage to U.S. citizens than any of the islamic terrorists combined?


If yes, then why are our troops and weapons in the ME? We should re-deploy them immediately to take out all the cartels.


The avaerage Mexican citizen would welcome this. They cannot do much themselves because their government has taken away their wepons, leaving just the criminals armed.

Sledge-hammer's picture
Sledge-hammer (not verified) Jan 31, 2017 8:25 PM

Unless this f*cking beaner is a cartel puppet and doing their bidding, look for him to turn up in pieces in the near future.

Rabbitnexus's picture

Wow. Deeper than the Marianas Trench.  This is the bottom of the bottom of the barrel you freaks.  Mexico just lost the moral argument once and for all.