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By Tony Payan,Kathleen Staudt,Z. Anthony Kruszewski

More than 40 years have handed seeing 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 medicines has failed with devastating outcomes for people and societies round the world.” Arguably, no different kingdom has suffered as a lot from the battle on medicines as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 by myself, no less than 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 based via US policymakers and officers, many commentators think that the U.S. is deeply implicated within the bloodshed.

A battle that Can’t Be Won is the 1st ebook to incorporate contributions from students on each side of the US–Mexico border. It offers a distinct breadth of standpoint at the many dimensions of the societal trouble that is affecting citizens of either nations—particularly those that dwell and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes useful steps towards fixing a drawback that exhibits no symptoms of abating lower than present rules. every one bankruptcy is predicated on well-documented information, together with formerly unavailable facts that was once received via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. by way of bringing jointly perspectives from either side of the border, in addition to from a number of educational disciplines, this quantity bargains a much broader view of a posh problem—and attainable solutions.

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