Tagged: narcotics

White House’s Caribbean Counternarcotics Strategy

The flow of narcotics into the U.S. from the south has always been one of the most debated issues among U.S. policymakers, especially after President Nixon’s declaration of the “War on Drugs” in 1971. Despite the devotion of substantial resources to quell illegal smuggling, drug trafficking activity to the U.S....

Report on Strategies to Reduce U.S. Drug Demand

The United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control recently released a report entitled Reducing the U.S. Demand for Illegal Drugs that outlines the strategies for Congress and the Obama Administration to reduce the massive U.S. demand for illegal drugs. Drug abuse costs the United States $193 billion a year...

President Releases Counternarcotics Strategy for Northern Border

National Northern Border Counternarcotics Strategy This new report released by the President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy highlights the strategy for dealing with Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) operating on both sides of the United States and Canada. TCOs are exploiting weak points in the international boundary that spans nearly...