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    Paraguay: An Unpunished Crime

    Jayme Brener
    01 December 1997
    Article
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    Corruption, Drug Trafficking and the Armed Forces

    Ricardo Soberón Garrido Soberon
    01 December 1997
    Article
  3. Introduction: Damaging Side Effects - The War on Drugs

    Martin Jelsma
    01 April 1997
    Article

    The following essays present insights into the various levels of military involvement in the war on drugs and the implications of this involvement in terms of democracy and human rights in the Western hemisphere.

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    Addicted to Capital

    Walden Bello
    01 September 1997
    Article
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    Argentina: Internal Insecurity

    Adriana Rossi
    01 December 1997
    Article
  6. Argentina: Future Watchdog of the Americas?

    Adriana Rossi
    01 April 1997
    Article

    A surprising proposal presented to US President Bill Clinton by Argentine President Saul Menem during a visit in December 1996 to the White House seems to indicate a new role for the armed forces of this Latin American country.

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    Narco Jets and Police Protection in Bolivia

    Theo Roncken
    01 December 1997
    Article

    Anti-drug missions in Bolivia have frequently been transformed into public scandals. These scandals emphasize and sometimes prove the direct involvement of high government officials in drug trafficking and their protection of drug lords.

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    Colombia's Blowback

    Frank Smyth
    01 December 1997
    Article
  9. The US & the War on Drugs: On the Wrong Path

    Coletta Youngers
    01 April 1997
    Article

    Despite Republican criticisms, the Clinton administration has largely continued the supply-side policies and strong-arm tactics laid out by its predecessors, Presidents Reagan and Bush.

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    Unfinished Business: The Military and Drugs in Honduras

    Thelma Mejía
    01 December 1997
    Article
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    Mexico: The Narco General Case

    Carlos Fazio
    01 December 1997
    Article
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  13. Reluctant Recruits: The US Military and the War on Drugs

    • Peter Zirnite
    06 August 1997
    Report

    Despite spending some $20 billion over the past decade on international drug control and interdiction efforts, illegal drugs from Latin America still flood the United States - a fact that concerns many within the military itself.

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    Uruguay: Berríos the Bothersome Biochemist

    Samuel Blixen
    01 December 1997
    Article
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  16. Crime in Uniform

    • Adriana Rossi, Martin Jelsma, Ricardo Soberon, Theo Roncken, Frank Smyth, Carlos Fazio, Thelma Mejía, Samuel Blixen, Jayme Brener
    11 April 1997
    Book

    Crime in Uniform presents detailed case studies examining the involvement of Latin American security forces in the illicit drug industry.

  17. Radical Maneuvers

    Jayme Brener
    01 April 1997
    Article

    The increased willingness from Brazil and other countries to give a hand to the military efforts directed by the US, does not appear to be enough for Uncle Sam.

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    The Single Currency: A Debate that May Not Happen

    Howard Wachtel
    01 June 1997
    Article
  19. Democracy, Human Rights, and Militarism in The War on Drugs in Latin America

    01 April 1997
    Book

    The following essays present insights into the various levels of military involvement in the war on drugs and the implications of this involvement in terms of democracy and human rights in the Western hemisphere.

  20. Bolivia: Impunity and the Control of Corruption in the Fight Against Drugs

    Theo Roncken
    01 April 1997
    Article

    The narcotics police and the secret police have been implicated in cocaine trafficking in Bolivia since the late 1950s.

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