Tag: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexico Drug War

The US Would Be Under Serious Hybrid War Threat If Mexico Legalized Opium

There’s simply no way that legalizing opium for any purposes in Mexico is good for the US’ so-called “soft security” if its southern neighbor remains totally corrupt and strict border security isn’t in place. It can therefore be expected that the US will either pressure Mexico to keep opium cultivation illegal or will try to find a way to shield itself from the catastrophic consequences if this happens.