Desperados: Latin Drug Lords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can't Win

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Viking, 1988 - Social Science - 499 pages
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A stunning expose of the multinational narcotics trade and a harrowing account from the men and women fighting on the front lines of the war against drugs.

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Desperados: Latin drug lords, U. S. lawmen, and the war America can't win

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The "desperados'' of the title in this excellent work refer, not to drug dealers, but to agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), fighting the war on drugs throughout Latin America. News ... Read full review


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She is a correspondent in Time magazine's Washington bureau.

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