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By Mike Wallace, Carmen Boullosa

The time period “Mexican Drug War” misleads. It signifies that the continuing massacre, which has now killed good over 100,000 humans, is an inner Mexican affair.

But this diverts recognition from the U.S. function in growing and maintaining the carnage. It’s not only that american citizens purchase medications from, and promote guns to, Mexico’s murderous cartels. It’s that ever because the U.S. prohibited the use and sale of gear within the early 1900s, it has careworn Mexico into performing as its border enforcer—with more and more lethal results.

Mexico used to be no longer a helpless sufferer. strong forces in the state profited highly from delivering americans with what their govt forbade them. however the rules that spawned the drug conflict have proved disastrous for either countries.

Written by way of award-winning authors, one American and the opposite Mexican, A Narco historical past studies the interlocking twentieth-century histories that produced this twenty-first century calamity, and proposes the right way to finish it.

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