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18 March 2011

Guardian (UK) / Comment is Free

On 3 March, it was revealed that since 2008, the US Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has allowed thousands of weapons to enter Mexico as part of an undercover operation aimed at uncovering arms trafficking networks in the United States. The operations, dubbed "Fast and Furious", "Project Gunrunner" and "Wide Receiver", infuriated US lawmakers and led to congressional hearings only days later. Testifying before Congress, American officials gave unequivocal... (

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