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    16 February 2010
    In the media

    Media coverage of the Drug Law Reform Project

  2. Iran: Obama's War

    Atilio Boron
    30 June 2010
    Article

    There are several signs that seem to foretell an impending war on Iran.

  3. Is the water privatisation tide finally turning?

    21 September 2010
    Article

    The EU's announced fund of 40 million Euros to support “non-profit partnerships” of water and sanitation utilities in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific is the latest evidence that the corporate push for water privatisation has been forced on to the back foot.

  4. An alternative to the war on drugs

    • Stephen Rolles
    17 July 2010

    Stephen Rolles argues that we need to end the criminalisation of drugs and set up regulatory models that will control drug markets and reduce the harms caused by current policy. Non-medical drug markets can remain in the hands of unregulated criminal profiteers or they can be controlled and regulated by appropriate government authorities.

     

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    A final document without finality: The NPT review outcome

    07 June 2010
    Press release

    The 5-year review conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ended with more of a whimper than a bang.

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    What we didn't hear from Obama on Iraq

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 September 2010
    Multi-media

    Obama's declared 'end of war in Iraq' obscures the legacy it will leave behind: death squads in Iraq, US troops in civilian guise and an ongoing economic and social crisis in Iraq and the US.

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    Latin America distances itself from U.S. on drug war

    Jose Luis Varela
    09 February 2010
    In the media

    Researchers from Latin America, the United States and Europe agreed that the debate is now centered on a search for local solutions rather than the broader policing strategy long dictated from Washington.

  8. Latin America distances itself from U.S. on drug war

    Jose Luis Varela
    09 February 2010
    Article

    Latin America is shifting focus in counter-drug strategies, moving away from a U.S. strategy of a "war on drugs" that is widely seen as having failed, experts here said.

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    War on Maoists

    Praful Bidwai
    11 March 2010
    Article

    The Indian government must at once stop the military operation against its own citizens in the tribal heartland and open unconditional talks with the Maoists.

  10. New Website Documents Human Toll of the “War on Drugs”

    14 July 2010
    Article

    TNI-WOLA's new drug law reform website documents the human toll of failed drug policies in Latin America, providing information, analysis, testimonies and information on efforts for reform.

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    Honduras: The preventive coup (Final Part)

    Saul Landau, Nelson Valdes
    21 January 2010
    Article

    Zelaya's biggest sin was proposing, through a non-binding referendum, a Constitutional convention to consider structural change.

  12. New Website Documents Human Toll of the “War on Drugs”

    13 July 2010
    Press release

    TNI-WOLA's new drug law reform website documents the human toll of failed drug policies in Latin America, providing information, analysis, testimonies and information on efforts for reform.

  13. Obama’s Afghanistan Review

    Phyllis Bennis, Kevin Martin
    28 December 2010
    Article

    War in Afghanistan is not working: sixty percent of Americans know it, and the U.S. intelligence agencies know it too.

  14. First Battle May be Lost, But the Drug War is Not Over

    Marcela Sanchez
    18 May 2010
    In the media

    Despite decades of a U.S.-financed drug war in the region, drug trafficking and drug use are on the rise throughout Latin America.

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    "Drug War" Policies Need a Stint in Rehab

    Tom Kramer, Stephen Leahy
    03 May 2010
    In the media

    Canada, April 29, 2010 (IPS) - The war on drugs is a complete failure everywhere, according a comprehensive review of 20 years of scientific literature released at the Harm Reduction 2010 conference in Liverpool, England that wraps up Thursday.

  16. Obama’s Nuclear Postures

    Zia Mian
    19 July 2010
    Article

    The latest US government nuclear review shows that Obama's nuclear policy - rhetoric aside - is no different to previous administrations, seeking to retain nuclear weapons for the indefinite future and accepting scant constraint on how these weapons might be used.

  17. Australia Should Leave Afghan War

    Tariq Ali
    11 October 2010

    Troops in Afganistan could be withdrawn quite easily if politicians had the will to do so.

  18. In drug war, failed old ideas never die

    Bernd Debusmann
    26 February 2010
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    WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Here's a stern warning to the U.S. states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington. A United Nations body is displeased with your liberal medical marijuana laws. Very displeased.

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    In drug war, failed old ideas never die

    Bernd Debusmann
    03 March 2010
    In the media

    The International Narcotics Control Board oversteps its mandate and instructs states against liberal drug laws.

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