Posts Tagged ‘ Operation Gunrunner ’

Mysteries of the Desert – Judge Seals Brian Terry Homicide Records

November 16, 2011
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The Brian Terry murder has become a flashpoint for every policy and tactic that has failed in the drug war. Besides rules of engagement issues, Fast and Furious weapons found at the scene, an informer's missing gun, resignations at high levels of the ATF and DOJ, and denials of criminal activities from nearly everyone in...
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Brian Terry’s Family Claims ATF Defied Common Sense on ‘Fast and Furious’

November 10, 2011
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"The fact of the matter is that the men who killed Brian Terry were armed with brand new military grade assault weapons and ammunition. The weapons were allowed to be purchased with the full approval of ATF and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona..."
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DOJ Attorney Lanny Breuer Regrets ATF ‘Gun Walking’ Illegalities

November 1, 2011
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The emails, regrets and testimony regarding ATF gunwalking scandals, known as 'Fast and Furious' (the Blame Obama version), and 'Operation Wide Receiver' (Blame Bush version) have begun to provide details of a longterm policy to allow firearms to proliferate into Mexico.
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ATF ‘Phoenix Case’ Emails Detail Another Bush Era ‘Gun Walking’ Operation

October 15, 2011
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Besides the Bush era 'gun walking' operation known as 'Wide Receiver', emails that detail a second Bush era program of watching guns flood Mexico have been released.
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ATF Allowed Grenade Maker to Supply Materials to Mexican Gangs

October 15, 2011
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Grenade parts monitored by ATF agents and allowed to 'walk' by their superiors.
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ATF Gunwalking Dates From 2006 – Mad Dawgs, Prosecutors and Smugglers

October 6, 2011
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Former U.S. Attorney Paul Charlton represents the family of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, slain last year in a firefight near Arivaca. He is preparing legal action concerning the incident. Tim Stellar, of the Arizona Daily Star, interviewed Mr. Charlton concerning the discovery of a Bush era 'gunwalking' operation that allowed hundreds of firearms...
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ATF Gunrunner Impact Team Releases Chart of Guns and Blood Flowing into Mexico

September 30, 2011
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Chart of blood red tracks obtained from CBS News indicates the rivers of blood that flow from the ATF guns that 'walked.' Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Phoenix Field Division Special Agent William Newell wrote this to his personal friend, Kevin M. O'Reilly of the White House National Security staff.
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The Case of the Missing FBI Informant’s Gun at Brian Terry Murder Scene

September 10, 2011
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Allegations that there was a third gun found at Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's murder have surfaced, bring more questions about the facts surrounding the firefight in Arivaca last year.
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ATF Director And US Attorney Resign As Fast and Furious Gunwalking Scandals Continue

August 30, 2011
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Kenneth Melson, the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, has resigned amidst the continuing scandals of his agency's program of 'gunwalking', or allowing the unhindered sales of firearms for illegal importation into Mexico.
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Major Phoenix ATF Shakeup after ‘Gun Walking’

May 18, 2011
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Top agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiveshave been replaced in Phoenix, following the 'Fast and Furious' and 'Operation Gunrunner' capers that helped armed Mexican drug gangs. CBS News reporter Cheryl Attkisson continues to report on the "Fast and Furious" ATF operation, also known as Operation Gunrunner.
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