U.S.-Mexico Narcotics Cooperation Resumes Dilemma over Proper Course to Cooperate

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Wednesday, November 1, 1995
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
11
Issue: 
11
432
Abstract: 
The conjunction of increased roles of Mexican organized crime groups in trafficking narcotics into the U.S., the increasing evidence of their penetration in the higher echelons of the Mexican federal government, the continued high flows of diverse drugs from Mexico, and its proximity to the U.S. gives off familiar albeit dissonant and cacophonic chords in the efforts to grapple with the narcotics trafficking problem. Although the current music plays helicopter tunes, the refrain is merely a new version of symphonic tone notes that date from at least the 1920s...(more)