Illegal drug trade is one of the main components of the global black market. It is an industry worth billions of dollars, allowing its most influential figures to earn a staggering amount of money. It is also heavily related to increasing violence, as the cartels fight each other for their position in the market. The international community has launched various campaigns to fight this field of organized crime, with the United States being at the front line of the battle, since the country is the predominant destination of drug smuggling. This book contains explanatory and rich information on drug trafficking, allowing you to have a closer look at one of organized crimes most violent, yet profitable fields.