By Jonathan D. Rosen
“A must-read quantity for coverage makers, involved voters, and scholars alike within the present look for new ways to forty-year-old rules principally thought of to have failed.”—David Scott Palmer, coauthor of Power, associations, and management in battle and Peace
“A very worthwhile primer for someone attempting to stay alongside of the ever-evolving dating among drug enforcement and drug trafficking.”—Peter Andreas, writer of Smuggler state: How Illicit exchange Made America
In 1971, Richard Nixon declared a conflict on medicinal drugs. regardless of overseas coverage efforts and makes an attempt to wrestle offer strains, the USA has been for many years, and is still this day, the most important unmarried purchaser marketplace for illicit medicines at the planet.
This quantity argues that the conflict on medicinal drugs has been useless at most sensible and, at worst, has been hugely harmful to many nations. prime specialists within the fields of public healthiness, political technological know-how, and nationwide protection learn how U.S. guidelines have affected the inner dynamics of Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, significant the United States, and the Caribbean islands. jointly, they current a finished review of the most important traits in drug trafficking and arranged crime within the early twenty-first century.
additionally, the editors and participants determine rising concerns and suggest a number of coverage concepts to deal with them. This obtainable and expansive quantity offers a framework for figuring out the bounds and liabilities within the U.S.-championed struggle on medicines through the Americas.