Justice Department Reports Drug Seizures Do Little to Stop Cartels

By: Friday September 9, 2011 5:01 pm

The government’s long-running war on drugs is having little impact, according to documents just released. The National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) of the Justice Department reports demand for drugs is rising and the demand is being supplied by major transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) or cartels, which adapt to government “counterdrug efforts” modifying interrelationships, altering drug production levels and adjusting trafficking routes and methods.

 

2010 Was Deadliest Year Yet in Mexican Drug War

By: Saturday January 15, 2011 12:25 pm

The violence in Mexico–directly a result of the huge profits that can be made thanks to the US prohibitions against drugs–reached new heights last year.

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