Airborne Counter-Narcotic and COIN Operations Gain a Foothold in Latin America

Neil Waghorn

With the controversial public announcement that former Mexican Presidents Ernesto Zedillo and Vicente Fox both support the legalisation of drugs in order to end Mexico’s protracted drug wars, it is prudent to assess the Mexican War on Drugs, as well as the strategies put into play to counter what many US pundits are now calling an ‘unwinnable war’. Mexico and Latin America Mexico’s efforts against drug cartels have been ongoing for decades on a low kinetic sc...
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