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McCormick quoted in Washington Post article on El Chapo sentencing

July 18, 2019

The Washington Post

Gladys McCormick

Gladys McCormick

"Since Mexico’s President Felipe Calderón declared the start of the Drug War in 2006, both the US and Mexico’s security forces have aggressively pursued what is referred to as the kingpin strategy: they go after the 'head’ with the intent of weakening the ‘body,’" says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. "After a decade of this approach, policy experts concur that it has failed and, if anything, has worsened the Drug War." McCormick was interviewed for the Washington Post article "‘El Chapo’ is contained. The drug war is not." 07/18/19 

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