Posts Tagged: drug war
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.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.
Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
A real commitment to security must place human life and public safety above all else--no matter which side of the border you're on.