David Shirk

University of San Diego

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Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of San Diego and director of its Justice in Mexico research initiative

 

David Shirk on KCRW

After a shootout that killed five bodyguards, billionaire drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is back in the same Mexican prison he tunneled out of last year.

Drugs, Bloody Violence and Entertainment

After a shootout that killed five bodyguards, billionaire drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is back in the same Mexican prison he tunneled out of last year.

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This week's  escape of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman  has turned glittering success into abject failure for Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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This week's escape of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has turned glittering success into abject failure for Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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Felipe Calderon got a standing ovation today from a joint session of Congress when he pledged to continue his all out war against violent drug cartels.

Calderon Addresses a Joint Session of Congress

Felipe Calderon got a standing ovation today from a joint session of Congress when he pledged to continue his all out war against violent drug cartels.

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