Here's a nearly-hidden fact that, if better known, would change everyone's understanding of how the world really operates: Bolivia kicked out out the American Drug Enforcement Agency in 2008 -- and since then, cocaine production in that country has gone down
. As in: Way way way WAY down.
For the full story, go here
. For a jaw dropping photo, go here
. I have not yet seen the documentary My Enemy's Enemy
, but it apparently presents some very relevant material
And if you want to know where all of that drug money went, this helpful letter
to the New York Times may offer a few clues.