The lawless narco-state next door

One news story is about a city where four cops have been gunned down over the last three days…and no one thinks it unusual, except the cops' surviving colleagues, who refuse to carry out drug raids for fear they're next.

Another story tells us about the aftermath of a shootout in another city between drug gangs and cops a week ago that left 23 people dead.

Poppy wars in far-off Afghanistan?  Fighting for turf in distant Colombia?  No, all of this is happening in Mexico — in areas bordering the United States.

No wonder people are trying to cross the border illegally…They're trying to get out of the crossfire.

And the flood of illegal immigration is shaping up to be a tsunami once the Cantarell oil field dries up.

To see how, check out the latest eye-opening special report from Dan Amoss of Strategic Investment.

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