Essay Topic 1
Why does Martinez identify with Escobar? How does this help Martinez in his quest to find Escobar?
Essay Topic 2
How does Escobar's upbringing contribute to his decision to become a criminal? In what way does the author suggest it was impossible at that time to be big and honest?
Essay Topic 3
Why is America so involved in helping to hunt Escobar? What does the Colombian government think about their involvement? What cultural differences are there between the two countries and how does the author them during the hunt for Escobar?
Essay Topic 4
How does Escobar rise to power? How does Escobar keep his power once he is there?
Essay Topic 5
How do the Clinton and Bush administrations approach the hunt for Escobar differently? What criticisms could be directed at both administrations?
Essay Topic 6
Why does the Colombian and American governments go specifically after Escobar? What suggestions...
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