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Federal Agents Slam Weapons Program On Mexican Border

June 16 2011


Federal agents have blamed a controversial weapons surveillance program in Arizona for an increased flow of weapons from the United States to drug cartels in Mexico, RTT News reports.

Three agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) testified before a House oversight panel on Wednesday.

Operation Fast and Furious was intended to track the movement of U.S. weapons to major traffickers, but it failed in its objective to arrest those traffickers, the...

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