Posts Tagged: drug war

“Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas by: Horace A. Bartilow Source: Volume 49, Number 2, 2014 pp. 24-46”

The article talks about the United State’s contradictions and the effects in relation to its stands in the War against Drugs. While the United States promises to respect and defend Human Rights around the World, the effects of the aid

“Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas by: Horace A. Bartilow Source: Volume 49, Number 2, 2014 pp. 24-46”

The article talks about the United State’s contradictions and the effects in relation to its stands in the War against Drugs. While the United States promises to respect and defend Human Rights around the World, the effects of the aid

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Colombian child sitting in the middle of his family`s fumigated coca field.

Leech, Gary M. Beyond Bogota: diary of a drug war journalist in Colombia. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.

Gary Leech is a journalist who decided to travel into a territory controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC). He wished to inspect the Coca fields that had been fumigated by the Colombian army on the behest of

Colombian child sitting in the middle of his family`s fumigated coca field.

Leech, Gary M. Beyond Bogota: diary of a drug war journalist in Colombia. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.

Gary Leech is a journalist who decided to travel into a territory controlled by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC). He wished to inspect the Coca fields that had been fumigated by the Colombian army on the behest of

Bartilow, Horace A. “Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas.”

In order for a state to receive US economic aid in fighting its war on drugs they must have preexisting laws on protecting human rights. However, the author argues that there is a collateral damage effect. The collateral damage narrative

Bartilow, Horace A. “Drug Wars Collateral Damage: US Counternarcotic Aid and Human Rights in the Americas.”

In order for a state to receive US economic aid in fighting its war on drugs they must have preexisting laws on protecting human rights. However, the author argues that there is a collateral damage effect. The collateral damage narrative