Mexican Drug Cartel Syndicate
Omar Treviño Morales — Los Zetas


Oliver Parker

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Omar Treviño Morales – Los Zetas Cartel

Topic A: Turf Wars

The Los Zetas Cartel has a unique history tracing its roots to its founders’ military roots and the lasting effects it has in their cartel operations. The rapid ascendency of the cartel is largely due to their prowess in paramilitary operations and abilities to intimidate not only rival cartels but also national and local government forces. Utilizing advanced military tactics that were developed under US advisors in the Mexican Groupo Aeromovil de Fuerzas Especiales (GAFE) they have since managed to grow in power and resist the American and Mexican response of hierarchy decapita...