Elaine Shannon is known for her work on The Kingdom (), Drug Wars: Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series) (book “Desperados” – 3. Elaine Shannon. · Rating details · 43 ratings · 6 reviews. The torture-murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique Camarena in Guadalajara. It has been a cover story in Time magazine, and it has been a book by Elaine Shannon, titled “Desperados,” with a telling subtitle: “Latin Drug.
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Desperados: Latin Druglords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can’t Win by Elaine Shannon
Andrew Whittaker rated it liked it Aug 21, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Brian rated it liked it Sep 28, Swaggering, flamboyant drug lords who rule over immense empires; Federal police and government officials who are silent partners in the vicious drug trade; Elaie CIA locked in a unholy relationship with the Mexican security police; The Regan administration’s duplicitous and ambivalent fight against narcotics.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. And you’ll witness the harrowing murder of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, a dedicated agent who tried, against all odds, to secure one victory in this endless war. The drug trade is funding lots of mortgages, college tuitions, and lakeside cabins. Latin Drug Lords, U. Preview — Desperados by Elaine Shannon.
Dancing with the Devil. Secondly, the cartel wars are a real l Important to remember, first of all, that the War On Drugs was a war that never could be won – and quickly turned into a war that no one wanted to win.
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This is a largely unknown tale of the penetration of the Mexican and other governments by drug kingpins, gross corruption in Latin American law enforcement, and consequences of bureaucratic and political malaise in the United States.
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Important to remember, first of all, that the War On Drugs was a war that never could be won – and quickly turned into a war that no one wanted to win. The topic was interesting but the writing was disjointed and random.
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