According to the U.S. government and Wikileaks cables, the most fearsome weapons used in Mexico did not, in fact, come from the United States. Instead, the State Department cables say that military type equipment, including grenades and light anti-tank weapons, along with guns such as the Barrett .50 caliber AK-47 assault rifles, .62 and its variants, and the "cop killer" FN 5.57, are from the arsenals of the armies of Central America.
“The American people deserve to know the truth regarding Attorney General Eric Holder’s knowledge and role in the Fast and Furious operation,” Walsh said. "This program was deliberately designed to attack law-abiding American gun owners and gun dealers. Why else would an anti-gun administration force licensed firearms dealers to sell guns to violent criminals?”