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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See 1 question about Desperados…. Lists with This Book. 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.
If drugs ever stopped coming across the border than what would the gunslingers in the DEA do with themselves? The drug trade is funding lots of mortgages, college tuitions, and lakeside cabins.
And I would suggest that any member of Congress who suggested defunding the DEA would be in danger of assassination. 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 dhannon war that no one wanted to win. Secondly, the cartel wars are a real life Game of Thrones – with all the savagery we associate with warlords and civil war.
It’s brutality that escalates, since each Drug Lord must prove himself to be the most ruthless, the most shameless, the most volatile. A good read, and recommended. It also includes all the background of the Latin American drug trade.
Otis scary but also infomative. It is also good information leading to the story of the latest American drug tale. Jul 18, Robyn rated it really liked it Shelves: It does elaune that the fight against drugs is a war that America just shhannon win.
We ignore drug trafficking–you support our objective, and so on. Thank goodness there are still good men and women fighting that fight every day.
When we look at this on a personal level MY kids, MY neighborhood, it’s easy to see that this is a battle like so many others that must really be fought It does seem that the fight against drugs is a war that America just can’t win.
MY kids, MY neighborhood, it’s easy to see that this is a battle like so many others that must really be fought on the home front. Hats off to Elaine Shannon, and the people that wanted to make a difference for good by sharing information with her!
Jan 29, Chris Taylor rated it it was ok. Didn’t particularly care for this book.
The topic was interesting but the writing was disjointed and random. Wouldn’t recommend to my friends.
Desperados: Latin Druglords, U.S. Lawmen, and the War America Can’t Win by Elaine Shannon
Jan 04, Judy McCarver rated it it was amazing. You think you know everything about what federal agents do and what kinds of sacrifices they make? It’s shamnon and well written.
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