In Hunt for Drug Kingpin, China Shows Southeast Asia Who’s Boss
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  • Ethan Rosen

    In some ways, this story actually mimics some US anti-terror campaigns in Yemen/Pakistan. Unlike in the US campaigns though, China was willing to put the boots on the ground, and specifically opted not to use drones to get the job done. Time will tell which approach deters crime the best, but my vote is on the method that shows the enemy that you are serious enough to risk a few of your own heads.

    • Douglas6

      Ethan,
      So far as I know, the United States has not used drones against criminals. There are plenty of drug lords running around between Mexico and South American, many of whom, I suppose, could be targeted for killing by drones, and they are still running around and the US is continuing to pursue them through the conventional means of criminal law investigation and apprehension. The US uses drones as military weapons against para-military soldiers who, by their own lights, are waging war on the US, not against criminal suspects.

  • Millie_Woods

    Compare this story of ruthless determination with the powerlessness of Washington and the border states in the face of 20 million undesirable aliens treating America’s borders and laws like they didn’t exist.

  • Fred_Z

    I am totally certain that the Obama administration is taking the same steps to deal with the murders of Americans at Benghazi!

    Ha, ha, ha, ha.

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