Mexico is not Colombia : alternative historical analogies for responding to the challenge of violent drug-trafficking organizations, supporting case studies

Despite the scope of the threat they pose to Mexico's security, violent drug-trafficking organizations are not well understood, and optimal strategies to combat them have not been identified. While there is no perfectly analogous case to Mexico's current security situation, historical case...

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Main Authors: Paul, Christopher, Serena, Chad C. (Author), Clarke, Colin P. (Author)
Corporate Author: Rand Corporation National Security Research Division
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, California RAND 2014©2014, 2014
Series:Rand Corporation research report
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Despite the scope of the threat they pose to Mexico's security, violent drug-trafficking organizations are not well understood, and optimal strategies to combat them have not been identified. While there is no perfectly analogous case to Mexico's current security situation, historical case studies may offer lessons for policymakers as they cope with challenges related to violence and corruption in that country
Item Description:"Supporting case studies."
Physical Description:xxxii, 249 pages illustrations (some color), tables
ISBN:9780833084453
0833084453
9780833084446