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‘Last Narc’: How the CIA Did Business With Drug Traffickers

‘Last Narc’: How the CIA Did Business With Drug Traffickers

Former Newsweek correspondent and best-selling author Elaine Shannon tries but doesn’t quite succeed in taking down Amazon’s series “The Last Narc.” In an extended take out for SpyTalk, Shannon quotes an impressive series of former U.S. officials who scoff at the premise of the series. But neither she nor her sources mention the story of...

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Mexican Cartels Use Israeli Spyware to Target Journalists, Investigators Say

Mexican Cartels Use Israeli Spyware to Target Journalists, Investigators Say

From Citizen Lab, and interdisciplinary investigators from the University of Toronto: On May 15th, 2017, journalist Javier Valdez was shot dead as he left the offices of Riodoce, the newspaper that he founded to investigate cartels and organized crime in Sinaloa, Mexico. His killers pulled him from his car, shot him a dozen times, and stole...

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Mexican Investigators Identify Nine Major Cartels, 80 Gangs

Mexican Investigators Identify Nine Major Cartels, 80 Gangs

In a report on drug trafficking networks, the Mexican investigators see nine dominant cartels with deep penetration into state and local government. Contralinea, a reliable investigative site, reports : According to the confidential document Criminal Organizations , prepared by the Criminal Investigation Agency of the Attorney General of the Republic (AIC-PGR), of which Contralínea has...