U.S. Drug Policy
This paper discusses the United States' foreign drug policy in Peru, Bolivia and Colombia, and the responses of those nations to that policy: Goals, implementation, economic and military issues, guerilla actions and corruption.
# 18916 | 2,925 words | 10 sources | 1991 |
Published on Feb 25, 2003 in Criminology (Drugs Enforcement) , Latin-American Studies (Post-Modern (1960 on))
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From the Paper:"This paper will be concerned with the United States' foreign drug policy in Peru, Bolivia and Colombia, as well as with the responses of those nations to that policy. The United States' current foreign drug policy is built out of the realization that the majority of drugs consumed domestically are produced in other nations. Cocaine is one of the most threatening drugs on America's domestic scene at this time. Peru is the world's leading grower of the coca leaf, with Bolivia running a close second. The bulk of this crop is shipped to Colombia, where it is manufactured into finished cocaine for North American and other foreign markets. The government of the United States realizes that it must take steps to stop this flow of cocaine through these Latin American countries if it is to also stop the current drug crisis which faces its own people."
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