US CA: OPED: A Drug War Success Story?
Los Angeles Times, 29 Feb 2012 – If the often-frustrating 40-year war on drugs has taught us anything, it is that even success can have dangerous downsides. Here’s an example I came across in researching a book on the downfall of the Cali cartel. It all started in the summer of 1989, in the northeast San Fernando Valley. But first some background: