CHICAGO
10/15/2013 04:00 pm ET

Chicago Has The Perfect Infrastructure For A Massive Drug Trade

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In his piece on the Sinaloa Cartel, the massive Mexican drug organization that dominates the city’s trade, Jason McGahan addresses something I’ve been wondering about for a long time—whether much of Chicago’s illegal drug problem, and by extension much of its crime problem, is as much an accident of geography as anything.

McGahan is addressing an obvious question: why would a Mexican drug gang bother making a city so far north its American hub?

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