The Never-Ending Drug War

August 13, 2013 in News

Jacob Hornberger | The drug war is back in the news with two major events, one here in the United States and the other in Mexico. Both events point to the utter futility and destructiveness of this decades-long disaster. The New York Times reports that Attorney General Eric Holder will announce…

Release of DEA Agent Kiki Camarena’s “Murderer” Is Game Changer for CIA

August 12, 2013 in News

Bill Conroy | The recent release from a Mexican prison of Rafael Caro Quintero — a godfather in Mexico’s narco-trafficking world — rips a scab off a long metastasizing tumor in the US drug war. A Mexican federal court on Friday, Aug. 9, overturned Caro Quintero’s 40-year sentence after 28 years…