Has the United States Failed to Adequately Fight Illegal Drugs?
Project Director, Sahno Tree, answers the question along with other analysts in the March 2, 2011 edition of the Latin America Advisor.
A Peaceful End to the War on Drugs?
June 2, 2011 - The international war on drugs isn't stopping drug use or trafficking -- but it is ruining lives. Drug policy expert Sanho Tree on what we can do differently. By Rebecca Leisher
Central America: 'Deadliest Non-War Zone'
April 14, 2011 - The Department of Defense has announced that Mexico will receive $51 million for fiscal year 2011. According to military officials the drug war has grown to rival the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. We ask if throwing more money at the situation, or even more American troops, work? Institute for Policy Studies' Sanho Tree explains. By Sanho Tree
Colombia Is No Model for Mexico's Drug War
March 14, 2011 - Far from breaking morale, the tactic of taking out the heads of trafficking groups gives junior thugs a shot at becoming the kingpin--if only briefly. By Sanho Tree, published in AlterNet and The (Mountain Home, AR) Baxter Bulletin
Tribute to John Ross; Part 2
February 9, 2011 - IPS’ Drug Policy Project held a brown-bag discussion with the late John Ross on April 21, 2010. This is part 2 of Ross discussing how the militarization of the border has turned Mexico into an annex of "The Wire."
Tribute to John Ross; Part 1
February 9, 2011 - IPS’ Drug Policy Project held a brown-bag discussion with the late John Ross on April 21, 2010. This is part 1 of Ross discussing how the militarization of the border has turned Mexico into an annex of "The Wire." By John Cavanagh
SOTU: Free the People
January 26, 2011 - During the campaign Obama said his favorite TV show was The Wire. He "gets" injustice, but he missed his chance to demonstrate leadership tonight. By Sanho Tree