Militarization of the U.S. Drug Control Program
The militarization of Latin America, which begins at the U.S.-Mexico border, is undermining recent trends toward greater democratization and respect for human rights while doing little to stanch the flow of drugs into the United States.
Andean Regional Initiative: A Policy Fated to Fail
The Bush administrations Andean Regional Initiative (ARI)largely an expansion of U.S. support for Plan Colombiapassed the House of Representatives in late July, largely intact.
There is a growing consensus among policymakers that it is time to reform drug policy.