'There Is a Hidden Violence': Jeremy Slack on the Human Tragedy of Deportation
In his new book, Deported to Death, Jeremy Slack undertakes one of the most thorough efforts to date to track the fate of deportees.
El Chapo Is in Prison, but Mexican Drug Cartels Are Still Thriving
The flow of illicit drugs into the United States has not diminished since the drug lord's arrest.
Media as Both Weapon and Defense in the Mexican Drug War
The impact of social media and the press on the drug war, and vice versa.
Legalizing Pot: Will It End the Mexican Drug Cartels?
If pot were legal — not decriminalized, but legal — it likely would knock a few props from beneath rampaging Mexican drugs cartels, argues Michael Scott Moore.
Portugal Benefits by Treating Drug Abuse as Medical, Not Legal, Issue
Portugal’s example suggests that de-escalating the war on drugs might create a new sort of peace dividend.