Posts Tagged: drug war
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
Bolivia has found a way to cut coca production without sacrificing the leaf's cultural importance or cracking down on small growers. But Washington's not having it.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
The Pentagon is distributing weaponry and equipment made for U.S. counterinsurgency campaigns abroad to police who patrol American streets.
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.