Operation Condor, The War on Drugs, and Counterinsurgency in the Golden Triangle (1977-1983)
Author: Adela Cedillo
Kellogg Institute, May 2021
In the late 1960s, the Mexican government launched a series of counternarcotics campaigns characterized by the militarization of drug production zones, particularly in the northwestern region—the so-called Golden Triangle, epicenter of both production and trafficking of marijuana and opium poppy since the 1930s. Operations...
Topics: Peacebuilding, Policy