Sunday, July 24, 2011
Answers Needed On Operation Fast And Furious
The San Antonio Express-News published an editiorial that calls for answers from the Obama Justice Department regarding Operation Fast and Furious.
In theory, Operation Fast and Furious was a sting operation run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to take down major gun traffickers supplying the drug cartels in Mexico. In practice, it was an operation out of control, with U.S. authorities allowing the illegal sale of 1,700 guns.
Two guns recovered from the scene of a murdered U.S. Border Patrol agent were sold to straw buyers under Operation Fast and Furious. The Mexican government alleges at least 150 Mexican citizens have been killed or injured by weapons that entered the country with the knowledge of federal agents.
You can read the rest of the editorial via the below link:
You can also read my earlier post on Operation Fast and Furious via the below link: