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How the Pentagon Views Threats in Latin America

William M. LeoGrande | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
William M. LeoGrande

On February 26, General John F. Kelly, Commander of the United States Southern Command, presented Southcom's annual "Posture Statement" to the House Armed Services Committee. The Posture Statement surveys threats and concerns in the command's Area of Operations, in this case, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Obama To Tackle Drug War In Second Term

www.gq.com | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

According to ongoing discussions with Obama aides and associates, if the president wins a second term, he plans to tackle another American war that ha...

Let's Stop "Conflict Drugs" in Central America

Eric Farnsworth | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Eric Farnsworth

Violence has spiked and people are dying gruesome, preventable deaths in Central America, Mexico, and elsewhere as a result of U.S. consumer tastes. Blood diamonds? No, conflict drugs.

What Must the World Think of Us?

Garrett Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Garrett Johnson

The news media never got around to asking what the Afghanistan people thought of McChrystal being sacked. It turns out that their take didn't even resemble the story that the American media was selling us.

Arizona's Latino Law

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Giles Slade

Last week I spoke with Leo R. Chavez, author of The Latino Threat, about Arizona's new legislation that delivers unprecedented power into the hands of the police.

Cannabis and the Christian Science Monitor

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norm Stamper

When the government rejects rational, research-driven, evidence-based approaches to drug policy, and our safety, it's time for the people to act.

Lieberman's Right on Fort Hood

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

When campaigning for John McCain Lieberman actually declared Sarah Palin fit to be president. Yet, when it comes to the Fort Hood slayings, Joe Lieberman is spot on.

Defeating Narco-Terrorism

Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld

The nexus between transnational criminal organizations and terrorist groups does not end with illegal drugs. Yet, U.S. and international law-enforcement agencies overlook the connections between them.