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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 considering President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicinal drugs as “public enemy no 1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United international locations international fee on Drug coverage declared that “the international struggle on medications 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 medicinal drugs as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 on my own, at the very least sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have acknowledged that the particular quantity is a couple of hundred thousand. as the warfare was once conceived and established via US policymakers and officers, many commentators think that the us is deeply implicated within the bloodshed.

A conflict 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 different breadth of viewpoint at the many dimensions of the societal difficulty that has effects on citizens of either nations—particularly those that reside and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes sensible steps towards fixing a drawback that indicates no indicators of abating lower than present rules. every one bankruptcy relies on well-documented facts, together with formerly unavailable facts that was once bought via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. by way of bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from a number of educational disciplines, this quantity deals a much broader view of a fancy problem—and attainable solutions.

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