STRATFOR gives A New Way to Think About Mexican Organized Crime

Summary: Stratfor looks at events in our southern partner, whose dynamics we ignore but might have a decisive effect on 21st century America. Trade, crime, immigration -- Mexico is a central player in all of these, yet we pay more attention to events in Yemen. It's another example of our cloudy vision, a weakness that … Continue reading STRATFOR gives A New Way to Think About Mexican Organized Crime

Assassination as Policy in Washington: How It Failed Then and Fails Now

Summary: The horrific effects of our long War on Drugs have spread like heroin through the Republic. Wasted resources, wrecked communities, eroded rights. This post looks at a lesser-known example, how it accustomed us to use of assassination. Even less-known is that it failed then just as its failed in the War On Terror.  Today … Continue reading Assassination as Policy in Washington: How It Failed Then and Fails Now

Paths to Recovery for Gay and Bisexual Drug Addicts: Healing Weary Hearts

Summary: A people’s greatest madness is usually hidden from them. So it is with America’s war on drugs. Generation after generation it goes on at vast cost — both in terms of money and the damage it does to our society. Much like prohibition, and so shows our FAILure to learn. Today's post describes a … Continue reading Paths to Recovery for Gay and Bisexual Drug Addicts: Healing Weary Hearts

Nixon declared war on drugs, a major investment of America in itself – but one that’s gone bad

This is the next in a series began with Looking in the mirror tells our future.  How has American invested in its future?   What are the major investments the government has made in America, following the long tradition of canals, railroads, the Civil War, highways, and Apollo?  This series looks at the 4 big investments of modern America.  … Continue reading Nixon declared war on drugs, a major investment of America in itself – but one that’s gone bad

Strafor looks at Mexico: “The Struggle for Balance”

More about what might be the greatest threat to American sovereignty.  At the end are links to other articles about our crisis to the south. "Mexico: The Struggle for Balance" By Scott Stewart, Stratfor, 6 April 2010 -- This report is republished with permission of STRATFOR. This week’s Geopolitical Intelligence Report provided a high-level assessment of the … Continue reading Strafor looks at Mexico: “The Struggle for Balance”