Should the United States take the fight to the drug cartels? What would be some reasons why they should and shouldn't?
As in, should we invade Mexico? No, definitely not. The last thing we need to do is to compound the unmitigated failure of the drug war—which itself created the environment in which these horrifically violent cartels flourish just as alcohol prohibition did with the Mafia—by adding a flailing (and likely to backfire) military misadventure on top of it.