Posts Tagged: drug war
Central American children fleeing poverty and gang violence are refugees—often from situations U.S. policies have helped to create—and they should be treated as such.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
After half a century, Colombia may put an end to its conflict—if the U.S. will allow it.
Costa Rican lawyer Roberto Zamora sued his government for supporting the Bush administration's illegal war in Iraq—and won.
If costly drug war strategies in Afghanistan have been unsuccessful even with a strong U.S. military presence, they won’t stand a chance after the U.S. withdraws.
U.S. officials are propping up the capture of Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as a major drug war victory. They're wrong.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Through vote buying and brute violence, supporters of the 2009 coup in Honduras may have stolen the 2013 election.
Latin American leaders are reclaiming a right to differentiate their views from Washington's—and refusing to render it diplomatic tribute.
The western hemisphere’s preoccupation with the drug war is sapping resources that could be better employed to meet other security challenges.