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Obama on the Drug War in Mexico: ‘I got nuthin’

The North American Leaders Summit concluded today. Naturally, it would seem that the drug war in Mexico would be a major item of discussion.

If it was, solutions were not part of the conversation. Obama’s remarks were remarkably lacking in substance — keep sending the money, keep up the “police action,” oh, and say bad […]

Talking about what won’t work isn’t enough

Mark Kleiman and Jon Caulkins get it — that any of the solutions the U.S. comes up with regarding the business of poppies in Afghanistan are doomed to failure.

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Careful what you wish for, and Targeting the Taliban’s Drug Dealers

As usual, it’s a good analysis of what won’t work, and why, but fails […]