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In this photo released on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by the Mexican Navy, is Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales after his arrest in Mexico. (Mexican Navy via AP)
In this photo released on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 by the Mexican Navy, is Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales after his arrest in Mexico. (Mexican Navy via AP)

The leader of one of Mexico's most violent drug organizations, Zeta, was captured yesterday 20 miles south of the Texas border.

NPR's Carrie Kahn explains who Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was and what this could mean for the long-running drug war in Mexico.

Guest

  • Carrie Kahn, international correspondent for NPR in Mexico City. She tweets @ckahn.

This segment aired on July 16, 2013.

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