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US-Mexico Drug Standstill: Decades of Failed Solutions and Time for a Change

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By Robert Weiner and Joshua Himelfarb

The U.S. and Mexico have been at a drug standstill for decades. It is time for a change. A drug seizure of over one million fentanyl pills at the Nogales section of the Arizona-Mexico border follows a string of similar busts across the United States, with ties pointing to cartel connected trafficking operations in Mexico. An increased presence of Mexican-sourced fentanyl within the multibillion dollar American drug market comes amid a breakdown in the U.S.-Mexico anti-narcotics strategy. According to a statement by D.O.J., "Mexican cartels are increasingly manufacturing fentanyl for distribution and sale in the U.S."

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