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Kingpin arrest will mean more violence in Mexico
The long-term effects of the capture of 40-year-old Zeta leader will likely lead to more, not less, violence.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2013 15:17 GMT
Ending the “ruthless leadership” of the Zetas?
Trevino's arrest doesn't mean drug related violence in Mexico is over.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2013 14:06 GMT
How the US can capture Edward Snowden
Even if the whistleblower is not extradited to stand trial, the US can use several alternative strategies to detain him.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 13:43 GMT
Reviving the cold war
Iran is lurking along the southern fringes of the US, necessitating Obama to "address the growing hostile presence".
Last updated: 02 Jan 2013 12:25 GMT
The West goes to pot
Medical marijuana is a legitimate way to cope with various ails, so why fuss over a plant in the ground? Asks author.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2012 10:31 GMT
Cartels cast shadow over Mexico polls
Speculation rife over role of criminal syndicates as country votes for new president amid continuing drug violence.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 10:45 GMT
What drives US policy in Central America?
As investigators probe an anti-drug raid that killed four Hondurans we discuss the US' security strategy in the region.
Inside Story Americas
Inside Story Americas
Last updated: 08 Jun 2012 11:19 GMT
How the US fuels Latin America's surveillance technology
The US war on drugs often bolsters anti-democratic forces abroad, say authors.
Last updated: 21 May 2012 09:17 GMT
Fear and loathing surrounds decriminalisation
Exploring the "failing" drug war, from the Netherlands to Mexico and California to Connecticut.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 16:52 GMT
Lethal injection treads murky ethical waters
Overseas suppliers of ST, a key drug used for lethal injections, stop shipments because of ethical questions.
Last updated: 08 May 2011 08:25 GMT
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Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
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As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
The favelados uprising: The truth about Brazilian protests
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
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