A JOURNAL SPECIAL REPORT

FOLLOW UP STORIES
Mexico's Poor Trading Machetes for AK-47s

Man's Killing Sparks Human Rights Charge


Gaps in Mexico's Drug Radar Trouble U.S.


Farmers Turn to Illicit Crops


Mexico Adds Military Might

Special Forces Strike Cartels

U.S. Hand-Me-Downs Prove Frustrating



Mexican AG Boots Drug Cops

River of Guns Floods Mexico

Mexico Upset With U.S. Congress

DAY ONE
The Seeds of Narco-Democracy


Ballads Lionize Drug Lords

Drug Czar: No Quick Fix in This War
A Brief History of Two Countries' War On Drugs

DAY TWO
King of the Kingpins


Killings, Kin and Luck Helped Drug Lord

Soldiers Replace Cops in Border State

The Mexican Federation - Drug Cartel Operating in Mexico

DAY THREE
Breakdown at the Border


Drug Use Mounts Among Juarez Poor

U.N. Survey: U.S. Drug Use Rising

DAY FOUR
Bush, Clinton Inaction Let Cartels Flourish


U.S. Fickle on Anti-Narcotics Aid

Take a look at the Journal's previous special report: Beaten at the Border