Refusal by ‘America’s toughest sheriff’ to stop immigration sweeps fits into the career of a controversial populist.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal reportedly wants 40,000 troops for Afghanistan. But Obama is worried that the government of President Hamid Karzai is too corrupt.
Many countries in the region – most recently Mexico – have decriminalized small amounts of drugs for personal use. The moves have followed decisions by left-leaning governments to limit cooperation with the US in recent years.
A new strategy in Afghanistan to combat the opium trade draws on US experience curbing cocaine shipments in Latin America.
Revelations that the entertainer died from a lethal dose of propofol do not bode well for Dr. Conrad Murray.
The Border Patrol has found more smuggling tunnels there than anywhere else in the US.
Who are the most powerful cartels, what are the risks of using the military to confront them, and how much progress has Mexico made so far?
Viktor Bout, an alleged arms dealer to war criminals, successfully fought a US extradition request in Thailand. Prosecutors are likely to appeal.
Mexican dealers are flooding the market with a cheap form of heroin that is more potent than its predecessors, snaring younger users.