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Moving Away From “War” in the Drug War

August 30, 2012

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http://www.realclearworld.com/blog/2009/01/mexicos_drug_wars_and_the_joe.html

  A recent study of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict between 1987 and 2004 shows a reduction in the number of terrorist attacks following the enactment of humanitarian policies. The study provides some evidence to the argument that terror attacks can be reduced through “incentivizing peace rather than punishing violence.” These results were upheld by case studies […]

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No Attractive Alternative in Mexico

March 23, 2011

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A trend has emerged lately among political pundits and international interest-takers, of discussing drug-related violence in Mexico as if it were a threat to national security that the U.S. government has neglected for too long. There is a call for more proactive policy.
The United States has options, but few of them are attractive.

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