Now that the United States has committed itself to Afghanistan for another 10 years, the most important policy Washington could adopt in Afghanistan is one that helps the Afghans effectively govern their country on their own. To have any hope for success, the US and Afghanistan must accomplish these four goals.
An arrested drug suspect accused the US of pressuring him to claim family ties to wanted drug kingpin 'El Chapo.' Is this US meddling in Mexico, or is this an attempt to exploit mistrust of the US?
A new Senate report says prescription drug abuse is one of the biggest drug policy threats facing the US, casting doubt on the conventional wisdom of Latin American cartels posing the greatest risk.
As polls show national opinion toward marijuana use steadily changing toward greater acceptance, laws are changing and ballot initiatives are coming before voters.
Drug violence has made an impact in Mexico and threatens to escalate and surpass the US border. This challenge could have far-reaching consequences for Central and North American security. Unless we act now to solve these common issues, we are placing the future competitiveness and prosperity of the entire region at risk. Here are five main points of action to move forward on Mexico's security challenges.