Download e-book for kindle: 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

ISBN-10: 0816530335

ISBN-13: 9780816530335

ISBN-10: 0816530343

ISBN-13: 9780816530342

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

A struggle that Can’t Be Won is the 1st ebook to incorporate contributions from students on either side of the US–Mexico border. It presents a special breadth of standpoint at the many dimensions of the societal hindrance that is affecting citizens of either nations—particularly those that reside and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes useful steps towards fixing a situation that exhibits no symptoms of abating below present rules. each one bankruptcy is predicated on well-documented facts, together with formerly unavailable facts that was once acquired via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. via bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from quite a few educational disciplines, this quantity bargains a much broader view of a fancy problem—and attainable solutions.

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