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Review Feature – Organised Crime in Mexico

Review Feature – Organised Crime in Mexico

This review feature examines two books that address developments in organised crime in Mexico, the roots of violence, and the challenges faced by the new government.

Border Field State Park / Imperial Beach, San Diego, California

Border Crossings: Our Criminals, Their Criminals, and “Good Fences”

Not all borders are the same. But they all share one thing in common: people will cross them illegally if they can – if only for the fun of it.

Interview – Harvey F. Kline

Interview – Harvey F. Kline

Professor Kline analyses the Colombian peace agreement, elaborates on the futility of guerrilla movements, and explains why Coca production has increased.

Chapo ‘El Bandito’ Alger

Chapo ‘El Bandito’ Alger

If we come to see the drug epidemic as the health issue it is, el Chapo may become a genuine pop-cultural icon for the masses, not just a hackneyed Mexican ‘Robin Hood’.

How to End Mexico’s Drug War

How to End Mexico’s Drug War

Mexico cannot afford to address its drug war with failed strategies. There is no alternative to state building. But this is a long term challenge which requires resources and high levels of political will.

Drug Control Policies are Changing: Why? And Why Has it Taken So Long?

Drug Control Policies are Changing: Why? And Why Has it Taken So Long?

Administrations at all levels are busy reforming laws, strategies and programmes for controlling psychoactive drugs such as cannabis, cocaine & heroin. Why? Or alternatively, why has it taken so long?

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