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A War that Can’t Be Won: Binational Perspectives on the War by Tony Payan,Kathleen Staudt,Z. Anthony Kruszewski

By Tony Payan,Kathleen Staudt,Z. Anthony Kruszewski

More than 40 years have handed considering that President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicines as “public enemy number 1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United international locations worldwide fee on Drug coverage declared that “the international battle on medicinal drugs has failed with devastating results for people and societies round the world.” Arguably, no different kingdom has suffered as a lot from the conflict on medications as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 by myself, no less than sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have stated that the particular quantity is a couple of hundred thousand. as the battle used to be conceived and established by means of US policymakers and officers, many commentators think that the us is deeply implicated within the bloodshed.

A warfare that Can’t Be Won is the 1st ebook to incorporate contributions from students on either side of the US–Mexico border. It offers a special breadth of viewpoint at the many dimensions of the societal concern that has effects on citizens of either nations—particularly those that reside and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes useful steps towards fixing a trouble that indicates no indicators of abating lower than present guidelines. every one bankruptcy relies on well-documented info, together with formerly unavailable facts that was once received via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. through bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from a number of educational disciplines, this quantity bargains a much broader view of a fancy problem—and attainable solutions.

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