By Tony Payan,Kathleen Staudt,Z. Anthony Kruszewski

More than 40 years have handed when you consider that President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicines as “public enemy number 1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United countries worldwide fee on Drug coverage declared that “the worldwide battle on medicines 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 medicines 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 conflict was once 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 e-book to incorporate contributions from students on either side of the US–Mexico border. It offers a different breadth of viewpoint at the many dimensions of the societal challenge that is affecting citizens of either nations—particularly those that reside and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes sensible steps towards fixing a situation that exhibits no indicators of abating less than present regulations. every one bankruptcy relies on well-documented facts, together with formerly unavailable proof that was once got via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. by way of bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from a variety of educational disciplines, this quantity bargains a wider view of a fancy problem—and attainable solutions.

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