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Firearms trafficking : U.S. efforts to combat arms trafficking to Mexico face planning and coordination challenges : report to Congressional requesters

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis GA 1.13:GAO-09-709 (Text) 996530-1001 Online document Available -

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  • Physical Description: electronic
    iii, 77 pages : digital, PDF file
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, [2009]

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General Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed on June 19, 2009).
"June 2009."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Background -- Available evidence suggests most firearms recovered in Mexico come from U.S. gun dealers, and many support DTOs -- U.S. efforts to combat illicit sales of firearms and to stem the flow of these arms across the Southwest border face key challenges -- U.S. assistance limited by a lack of targeting resources at needs and concerns over corruption among some Mexican government officials -- United States lacks a comprehensive strategy to combat arms trafficking to Mexico -- Conclusions.
Summary, etc.: Examines data on the types, sources, and users of firearms illegally trafficked from the U.S. to Mexico. Addresses key challenges confronting U.S. efforts to combat illicit firearms sales and stem the flow of these into Mexico, including challenges faced by U.S. agencies collaborating with Mexican authorities.
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System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Mode of access: Internet from GAO web site. Address as of 6/19/09: ; current access available via PURL.
Subject: Illegal arms transfers United States
Illegal arms transfers Mexico
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