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TheAlyonaShow | September 01, 2010
Edgar Valdez Villarreal, accused drug cartel kingpin first came to prominence when a video emerged suspected to be "La Barbie" himself. Represents a turning point for the Mexican drug war, where cartels began using online videos and blogs to threaten their rivals and terrorize the public, US and Mexican authorities hailed this as a mark of progress against the cartels. Sanho Tree Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies explains how these empty cartel spaces will be filled and the cycle will continue. Sanho gives a look into one of the most dangerous groups, the Zetas, which were trained by the US but has since switched sides.