• I was told by journalists who can't publish it that there are in Mexico, close to the U.S. border, big areas that used to be devoted to agriculture that are now devoted to poppies. They say you can't get in there because they're guarded, first by the cartels, but also by the army, which goes hand in hand with the cartels.

    "Noam Chomsky: Drug Cartels and the Growing Border War". Interview with Luis Fernando Cárdenas, August 15, 2011.