Drug Busts Show Reach of Mexican Cartels into the US

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Mexican drug cartels are now operating all over the US with distribution networks to as many as 195 cities. US Attorney General Eric Holder warns of the consequences for national security. The Justice Department has announced the arrests of 730 people in the past 21 months in places as far flung as Minnesota and Maryland, as well as California and other states on the Mexican border. Josh Meyer is a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times.

Credits

Guest:
Josh White - Military Affairs Reporter for the Washington Post

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Karen Radziner