Download e-book for iPad: 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 President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicinal drugs as “public enemy #1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United international locations international fee on Drug coverage declared that “the worldwide struggle on medicinal drugs has failed with devastating results for people and societies round the world.” Arguably, no different nation has suffered as a lot from the conflict on medicinal drugs as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 on my own, no less than sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have acknowledged that the particular quantity is multiple hundred thousand. as the struggle used to be conceived and based by means of US policymakers and officers, many commentators think that the USA 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 distinct breadth of point of view at the many dimensions of the societal obstacle that is affecting citizens of either nations—particularly those that reside and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes functional steps towards fixing a trouble that indicates no indicators of abating below present guidelines. every one bankruptcy is predicated on well-documented facts, together with formerly unavailable proof that used to be bought via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. through bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from numerous educational disciplines, this quantity deals a wider view of a fancy problem—and attainable solutions.

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