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15 August 2008

New York Times

LOS ANGELES — The rising tide of guns flowing into Mexico from the United States, which is fueling some of the worst drug violence in Mexico in years, can be stopped only by cracking down on smugglers the way federal authorities hobbled the Mafia, the secretary of homeland security, Michael Chertoff, said Thursday. Mr. Chertoff gave that assessment in an interview as he attended a conference here of governors from United States and Mexican border states that ended... (

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