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Fighting Drugs from Outer Space

On May 21, 2009 By JETLaw

The United States intelligence community has taken the fight against Mexican drug cartels to outer space. R. Scott Zikmanis, deputy director of operations for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), revealed that satellites are being used to photograph “Mexican narcotics operations and [to] anticipate smuggling attempts into the United States.”  His agency typically works with [...]

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