The politics of cocaine: how U.S. policy has created a thriving drug industry in Central and South America

Introduction : U.S. drug policy in the Northern Andes and Latin America -- The growth of the narcotics industry in the Northern Andes, 1971-1980 -- The economic role of narcotics in Latin America, 1980-1987 -- U.S. narcotics control policies in the Northern Andes, 1980-1987 -- Reagan, the drug war,...

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Main Author: Marcy, William Learned (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago, Ill. Chicago Review Press 2010
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Introduction : U.S. drug policy in the Northern Andes and Latin America -- The growth of the narcotics industry in the Northern Andes, 1971-1980 -- The economic role of narcotics in Latin America, 1980-1987 -- U.S. narcotics control policies in the Northern Andes, 1980-1987 -- Reagan, the drug war, and the narco-terrorist nexus -- Northern Andean guerrillas, drug trafficking, and cold war politics -- The militarization of the drug war : Bush, Panama, and the Andean strategy -- The failure of the Andean strategy -- Clinton : from the Andean strategy to plan Colombia -- Conclusion : U.S. drug policy comes full circle
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:IX, 356 S. graph. Darst., Kt.
ISBN:9781556529498