War On Drugs Research Paper

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The war on drugs seems to have created a power vacuum south of the American border. Drug cartels are by their very nature are extremely competitive and violent organizations. The war on drugs has put away a lot of the big fish that once ran many of these operations and left lower ranking less experienced members of these same groups in charge. With less experience these members resort to a more volatile way of “doing business”. Where many of the founders of these groups may have handled things in a more entrepreneurial “businessman” to avoid undue attention from law enforcement, the new school cartels look to violence as a first and last resort. It seems that the war on drugs has all but done away with the more diplomatic side of these organizations

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