Mexican Army Case Adds to U.S. Unease in Drug War
Extracted Page: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/world/americas/mexican-army-case-adds-to-us-unease-in-drug-war.html?src=recgMexican Army Case Adds to U.S. Unease in Drug War
MEXICO CITY — The biggest military corruption case here in recent years has worsened an already frayed relationship between American law enforcement officials and the Mexican Army, the institution most trusted and empowered by officials here to fight the drug war.
The case involves the arrests this month of four formerly high-ranking army officers, including a former under secretary of defense, who are suspected of passing information to the Beltrán Leyva drug gang for money. For some Americans, the arrests confirm a longstanding wariness of the army, and have reawakened co
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