Global War on Drugs Has Failed: Report

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A new report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy has come to the conclusion that the global war on drugs has failed. The Global Commission, which includes a group of politicians and former world leaders, says the current anti-drug policy has been fueling organized crime, costing taxpayers millions of dollars and causing thousands of deaths.

 

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Mexico on the Brink of Chaos

Mexico’s On The Brink Of Chaos

 A frightening number of drug-related deaths in Mexico

Raymond Alvarez: The quickly rising numbers graphically displayed on a Los Angeles Times web page are telling. Mexico’s drug war story is darkened by numbers, staggering numbers. There were 7,337 drug-related deaths in 2008, the Times reports. The death toll from terrorist attacks in Mumbai last year approaches the average weekly body count in Juarez, which is just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas.

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