The terrorists to our south

While our attention has been drawn to the Middle East we cannot forget the terrorist supporting governments in Latin America. Mary O'Grady, reminds us of the threat in this hemisphere.  O'Grady: A Terrorist Big Fish Gets Away   The Netherlands' July 27 decision to return a former director of Venezuela's military intelligence—who had been detained in Aruba—to Caracas, rather than fulfill the extradition request of the Obama administration, is a blow to U.S. prestige. It is also a major setback in the fight against terrorism in the Americas. In 2008 the U.S. Treasury designated Hugo Carvajal Barrios a drug "kingpin" for "materially assisting the narcotics trafficking activities" of the FARC, a Colombian terrorist organization. Treasury alleges that he not only protected cocaine shipments but also supplied the guerrillas with weapons and official documents to travel in and out of Venezuela. As...(Read Full Post)