Posts Tagged: drug war
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.
How the Pentagon can cut the military budget and still keep us safe.
The United States' ill-conceived war on drugs has failed at home and failed in Colombia. As columnist Laura Carlsen explains, Mexico is up next.