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Drug war, American style

Drug war, American style

the internationalization of failed policy and its alternatives

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug control -- United States,
  • Drug control

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Jurg Gerber and Eric L. Jensen
    ContributionsGerber, Jurg, Jensen, Eric L., 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5825 .D7776 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16999798M
    ISBN 100815334052
    LC Control Number2001023241


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The Expanded U. Drug War in Latin America: a Downed Missionary Plane Places the Spotlight on the Andean Initiative 6, words, approx.

21 pages The Expanded U.   Attorney General Jeff Sessions loves the federal drug war-- so much so that he's working on a plan to go after states which have legalized marijuana in recent years. The Cold War, which had been a hot conflict in much of Latin America, was over, with the U.

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Aug. 9, MEXICO CITY - A drug kingpin convicted of masterminding the murder of an American drug agent in - a killing that helped accelerate the modern. Check Writing Quality. Thesis: The American war on drugs has been a problem since it began in the late 19th century.

This so called war has been an embarrassment. A Brief History Of The War On Drugs Commentator Cokie Roberts talks with NPR's Rachel Martin and responds to listener questions about the history of the politics of. Originally Published by the Drug Policy Alliance.

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