Appeared in: Volume 10, Number 2
Published on: October 3, 2014
South of the Border
The Drug War Divide

The Obama Administration’s more nuanced approach to domestic drug policy has no parallel south of the border, where militarized narco-inanity continues apace.

Russell Crandall is a professor of American foreign policy and diplomatic history at Davidson College and a contributing writer at the The American Interest and The New Republic. He has worked on Latin America and drug war issues for two Presidents, two Secretaries of Defense, and one Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His new book is America’s Dirty Wars: Irregular Warfare from 1776 to the War on Terror (Cambridge University Press). 
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