U.S. Facing Bold New Calls for "Drug War" Alternatives
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U.S. Facing Bold New Calls for "Drug War" Alternatives.
Washington is facing renewed
calls to innovate policy its drug policy. For years, a
number of former heads of state in the region have called
for the United States to examine its War on Drugs and
consider some more unconventional tactics of fighting the
menace, including decriminalization. However, President Otto
Perez Molina of Guatemala has become the first sitting
president to add his voice to these increasing calls. It is
time for the U.S. to take its head out of the sand and adapt
to changing times, starting by putting the national
interests of the countries that are primarily affected by
the Drug War first.
This analysis was prepared by Ekow Bartels-Kodwo Research Associate at the Council On Hemispheric Affairs, to read the full article click here.
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