Issues / Drugs
Key Peruvian ally in U.S. "war on drugs" sentencing to 20 years in prison for running guns to Colombia's FARC upheld.
The elections of Sunday, July 4th, in 14 Mexican states can be seen as a struggle for Mexican territories by diverse power groups, including the drug cartels.
Those who most need to hear alternative points of view on drug policies turn a deaf ear to those most affected by them.
The CIA's involvement in targeting drug traffickers in Peru and terrorists in Pakistan shares a similar lack of accountability.
As the Obama administration develops its policy towards Mexico, it should dismiss both unfounded alarmism and unbridled optimism.
More respect and better policies especially regarding Cuba, drugs, and immigration are crucial to building a constructive partnership.
The Obama administration should take advantage of promising new trends in Latin America to seek more effective and more humane drug control policies both at home and abroad.
It's time to question the university's defense tactics, and not just on the football field.
Poppies are the go-to crop for many Afghan farmers. Here's a way to change that.
The United States' ill-conceived war on drugs has failed at home and failed in Colombia. As columnist Laura Carlsen explains, Mexico is up next.