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By Tony Payan,Kathleen Staudt,Z. Anthony Kruszewski

More than 40 years have handed due to the fact that President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicines as “public enemy #1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United countries worldwide 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 kingdom has suffered as a lot from the struggle on medicines as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 by myself, at the least sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have acknowledged that the particular quantity is a couple of hundred thousand. as the struggle used to be conceived and dependent by means of US policymakers and officers, many commentators think that the U.S. is deeply implicated within the bloodshed.

A warfare that Can’t Be Won is the 1st e-book to incorporate contributions from students on either side of the US–Mexico border. It presents a distinct breadth of viewpoint at the many dimensions of the societal predicament that has effects on citizens of either nations—particularly those that dwell and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes useful steps towards fixing a difficulty that exhibits no indicators of abating lower than present guidelines. each one bankruptcy relies on well-documented info, together with formerly unavailable proof that used to be got via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. through bringing jointly perspectives from either side of the border, in addition to from numerous educational disciplines, this quantity bargains a much broader view of a posh problem—and attainable solutions.

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