U.S. Considers Aiding Mexico in Drug War The Bush administration is considering joining Mexico's battle against narco-traffickers with a multibillion-dollar anti-drug plan that could provide telephone tapping equipment, military helicopters, radar to track drug shipments, and training.
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U.S. Considers Aiding Mexico in Drug War

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U.S. Considers Aiding Mexico in Drug War

U.S. Considers Aiding Mexico in Drug War

U.S. Considers Aiding Mexico in Drug War

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The Bush administration is considering joining Mexico's battle against narco-traffickers with a multibillion-dollar anti-drug plan.

Few details are leaking out about the program, which could be announced formally later this month.

But media reports have said the package could provide telephone tapping equipment, military helicopters, radar to track drug shipments, and training.

It would be the second biggest U.S. anti-narcotics program abroad, smaller only than the seven-year-old, $5 billion Plan Colombia.