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America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back in Fight Against Mexican Drug Cartels
To combat Mexican drug cartels, the Texas Department of Public Safety is launching a counterinsurgency.

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A Zetas cartel vehicle.

(Texas Department of Public Safety)

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back--DTO Weapon

Suspected Mexican drug cartel members point weapons at U.S. law enforcement.

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back-- DTO Raft

Suspected Mexican drug cartel members dress in camouflage on smuggling runs.

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back--DTO Suspects

Mexican drug runners brazenly display weapons on their missions to bring drugs into the U.S.

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back-- Texas DPS Chopper

Members of the Texas Department of Public Safety's aviation unit patrol the border of Mexico.

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back-- Texas DPS Officers

Members of the Texas Department of Public Safety's aviation unit patrol the border in a helicopter.

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back-- Gulf Cartel Head Tony Tormenta

Gulf Cartel head Tony Tormenta, also known as "Tango Tango." Tormenta was assassinated by the Mexican military near Brownsville, Texas.

(AP)

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back-- Sinaloa Head 'Shorty' Guzman

Joaquin Guzman, also known as "Shorty," heads the Sinaloa Cartel. Guzman escaped prison in 2001 has since evaded close encounters with the Mexican military.

(AFP/Getty)

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back-- Beltran Levya Head 'La Barbie'

Beltran Levya cartel head "La Barbie," nicknamed for his blond hair. He was recently moved to U.S. prison and arrested in Mexico in August.

(Reuters)

America's Third War: Texas Strikes Back in Fight Against Mexican Drug Cartels

To combat Mexican drug cartels, the Texas Department of Public Safety is launching a counterinsurgency.

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