The Bust of the Century

Lawmen crack down on international drug traffickers

It is hardly an exaggeration to call the battle of governments against the international drug trade a war. Consider the elements: airplanes, ships, guns, vast sums of money, raids on enemy territories. In the past few years, the U.S. has fortified its resources and strengthened ties with its allies in the global fight against narcotics dealers. For a while it seemed the forces of law were winning. But it now seems that the U.S. is facing an enemy more powerful and elusive than previously thought. November brought...

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