Posts Tagged: drug war
Its symbolic importance to Latin America cannot be under-estimated.
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Iran is not planning a suicidal attack against Israel -- so Israel should stop floating trial war balloons.
The elections of Sunday, July 4th, in 14 Mexican states can be seen as a struggle for Mexican territories by diverse power groups, including the drug cartels.
Those who most need to hear alternative points of view on drug policies turn a deaf ear to those most affected by them.
Israel seems to believe that with U.S. elections on the horizon, it's free to build more settlements.
One sure way to silence the din of rattling sabers is to go to war.
The Obama administration's rhetoric on drug policy has changed dramatically. But has the policy changed to fit the rhetoric?
The killing of two human rights activists in Mexico is only the most recent example of Mexico's slide into lawlessness. The Mexican government, columnist Laura Carlsen argues, is part of the problem, not part of the solution.