America’s war on drugs has proved to be futile as drug cartels have fueled violence on the U.S.-Mexican border. Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, explains how U.S. policy on illegal drugs has contributed to the issue. “The catch-22 of the drug war [is that] the more you escalate it, the more valuable these drugs tend to become,” Tree said. The post How America’s War On Drugs Unintentionally Aids Mexican Drug Cartels appeared first on Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho Tree is the director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.