December 27, 2012 | The war on the narcotraffickers also serves as a pretext for militarizing areas of Mexico that have strong traditions of social resistance.
Articles by Michael Busch
December 24, 2012 | Part 1 of an interview with "Drug War Mexico" co-author Peter Watt.
June 23, 2012 | And what is the relationship of transnational organized crime to state power?
June 15, 2012 | Multinational corporations often override domestic laws.
June 14, 2012 | Nor can they be checked without proper civilian oversight.
May 25, 2012 | A combined Honduras police-DEA raid apparently left innocents dead.
May 24, 2012 | It's not fair to blame Mexicans for portraying cartel operators as Robin Hoods when their police are often corrupt and their president's policies ineffective.
May 23, 2012 | Mexican attempt to clean up corruption may not be what it seems.
May 21, 2012 | Shortly after Mexican President Felipe Calderon ordered the military to deal with drug trafficking, the cartels began openly offering soldiers jobs.
May 19, 2012 | The agreement signed by Colombia and the United States may drive impoverished farmers to grow coca and strengthen FARC.