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  1. 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.

  2. Central America: On the Brink of a New War?

    Edgar Celada Q, Sandra Dávila
    01 April 1997
    Article

    The possibilities of a lasting peace in the region are placed in doubt by a new and silent war: one unleashed against drug trafficking, and in which the role of the region's armed forces remains unclear.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Armed Forces and the Drug War: Between Garrisons, Caletas and Borders

    Ricardo Soberon
    01 April 1997
    Article

    On April 5, 1992, President Alberto Fujimori announced that the Armed Forces would take part in the war on drug trafficking, especially in the coca-producing valleys of the eastern strip of the Andes.

  7. Colombia: The Heresy of the Manicheans

    Ricardo Vargas
    01 April 1997
    Article
    Alongside the emergence of a new social sector arising from the drug economy in Colombia, has been an increase in the use of violence against those State officials most committed to applying justice.
  8. 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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    Cannabis use, a stepping stone to other drugs?

    31 December 1996

    publicationDoes smoking reefer lead to using other drugs, in daily practice usually described as cocaine and heroin? Raising the possibility that the answer to this question might be affirmative, is known as the stepping stone hypothesis. Recently this hypothesis has been raised again in slightly other terms: cannabis use as a “gateway” to other allegedly more dangerous drugs.

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    Development and Conflict

    Zia Mian, Iftikhar Ahmad
    01 December 1996
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    Jinnah's Vision of Pakistan

    Sharif al Mujahid
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    Working Towards Pakistan-India Peace

    Mubashir Hasan
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    Militarisation, Nation and Gender:

    Rubina Saigol
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    Enemy Images on Pakistan Television

    I. A. Rehman
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    Nuclear Enemies

    A. H. Nayyar
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    Introduction

    01 December 1996
    Article
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    The Roots of Violence

    Eqbal Ahmad
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    The Politics and Dynamics of Violent Sectarianism

    Abbas Rashid
    01 December 1996
    Article
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    The Karachi Cauldron

    Irfan Hussain
    01 December 1996
    Article

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