Book Talk: Dr. Nathan Jones

Dr. Nathan Jones of the Department of Security Studies recently published his first book based on his dissertation research on drug cartels and government interventions in the drug trade in Mexico.

Mexico's Illicit Drug Networks and the State Reaction is a scholarly study that examines why Mexico targets some drug networks over others, looks at risk and democracy, reassesses the impact on the War on Drugs, and proposes new solutions for weak states to battle the drug networks. The book is based on extensive fieldwork and interviews with U.S. and Mexican law enforcement, government officials, crime victims, and criminals.

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