Plan Colombia
Plan Colombia is the name of a United States military and diplomatic aid initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in Colombian territory. The plan was origin...
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Top Medical Experts Argue That "War On Drugs" Has Created Public Health Risks
The effectiveness of the so-called war on drugs – the global campaign to prohibit narcotics and prosecute those who use and sell them – is often hotly debated. As the UN prepares for a major vote on i...
El Chapo: 'They Are Turning Me Into A Zombie'
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says prison guards who wake him up every two hours are torturing him by not letting him sleep, the Sinaloa cartel chief's lawyer says.
War on Drugs
War on Drugs is an American term commonly applied to a campaign of prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to define and reduce the illegal drug trade....
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Leahy Law
The Leahy Law or Leahy amendment is a U.S. human rights law that prohibits the U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense from providing military assistance to foreign military units that viol...
Top Medical Experts Argue That "War On Drugs" Has Created Public Health Risks
The effectiveness of the so-called war on drugs – the global campaign to prohibit narcotics and prosecute those who use and sell them – is often hotly debated. As the UN prepares for a major vote on i...
CIA drug trafficking
Some sources say that the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been involved in several drug trafficking operations. Some of these reports claim that congressional evidence indicates th...
CIA drug trafficking - Wikipedia
Operation Just Cause
The United States Invasion of Panama, code-named Operation Just Cause, was the invasion of Panama by the United States in December 1989. It occurred during the administration of U.S. President George ...
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Legality of the War on Drugs
Several authors have put forth arguments concerning the legality of the War on Drugs. In his essay The Drug War and the Constitution, Libertarian philosopher Paul Hager makes the case that the War on ...
Paramilitarism in Colombia
Right-wing paramilitary groups in Colombia are armed groups that claim to be acting in opposition to revolutionary Marxist-Leninist guerrilla forces and their allies among the civilian population. Ant...
Paramilitarism in Colombia - Wikipedia
Operation Nifty Package
Operation Nifty Package was a United States Navy SEALs-operated plan conducted in 1989 designed to capture Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega. When Noriega took refuge in the Apostolic Nunciature of the...
Operation Nifty Package - Wikipedia
Race and the War on Drugs
Several authors have claimed that there are racial disparities in arrests, prosecutions, imprisonment, rehabilitation programs, and other aspects of the War on Drugs.
In 1986, the U.S. Congress pa...
Legal history of cannabis in the United States
The legal history of cannabis in the United States relates to the regulation of marijuana use for medical or recreational purposes in the United States. Regulation of Cannabis sativa began as early as...
Legal history of cannabis in the United States - Wikipedia
History of United States drug prohibition
This is a timeline of the history of drug prohibition in the United States.
Around 1860: Efforts to regulate the sale of pharmaceuticals began, and laws were introduced on a state-to-state basis t...
History of United States drug prohibition - Wikipedia
CIA and Contras cocaine trafficking in the US
The involvement of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in cocaine trafficking in Central America during the Reagan Administration as part of the Contra war in Nicaragua has been the su...
CIA and Contras cocaine trafficking in the US - Wikipedia
Arguments for and against drug prohibition
Arguments about the prohibition of drugs, and over drug policy reform, are subjects of considerable controversy. The following is a presentation of major drug policy arguments, including those for dru...
Collaborations between the United States government and Italian Mafia
The United States government collaborated with the Italian Mafia during World War II and afterwards on several occasions.
During the early days of World War II, the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligen...