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By Nathan P. Jones

Mexican drug networks are huge and violent, accomplishing actions just like the trafficking of narcotics, cash laundering, extortion, kidnapping, and mass homicide. regardless of the effect of those actions in Mexico and in a foreign country, those illicit networks are remarkably resilient to country intervention.

Drawing on huge fieldwork and interviews with US and Mexican legislations enforcement, govt officers, equipped crime sufferers, and criminals, Nathan P. Jones examines the comparative resilience of 2 uncomplicated varieties of drug networks—“territorial” and “transactional”—that are differentiated by way of their enterprise ideas and galvanize wildly assorted responses from the country. Transactional networks specialise in trafficking and usually tend to collude with the country via corruption, whereas territorial networks that search to regulate territory for the aim of taxation, extortion, and their very own safety usually set off a robust backlash from the state.

Timely and authoritative, Mexico's Illicit Drug Networks and the nation Reaction presents an important perception into why Mexico objectives a few drug networks over others, reassesses the influence of the conflict on medicinal drugs, and proposes new options for vulnerable states of their battles with drug networks.

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