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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Daniel Kurtz-Phelan Copyright © 2005 World Policy Institute 2005 REPORTAGE D aniel Kurtz-Phelan is an associate editor a t Foreign Affairs magazine. “Coca Is Everything Here” Hard Truths about Bolivia’s Drug War D aniel Kurtz-Phelan The Chapare, a swath of...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2010) 27 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2010
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Joshua Kurlantzick Copyright © 2002 World Policy Institute 2002 REPORTAGE Joshua Kurlantzick covers trade and international economics for U.S. News and World Report. He visited China’s Yunnan province in January 2002. China’s Drug Problem and Looming HIV Epidemic...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2008) 25 (4): 167–175.
Published: 01 December 2008
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Sharpe is professor of political science at Swarthmore College, and the coauthor o/Drug W ar Politics: The Price of Denial. Two Wars or One? Drugs, Guerrillas, and Colombia’s New Violencia William AÍ. LeoGrande and Kenneth E. Sharpe The recently approved $1.3 billion aid...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2017
... © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 War on Drugs Philippines Rodrigo Duterte criminal justice When the current president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, was mayor of Davao City, he allegedly founded and funded a vigilante group that executed at least 1,000 people, mostly purported drug...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
... some 77 pharmaceutical companies in Puerto Rico, and by 2004, 19 of the world’s top 25 prescription drugs were manufactured on the island. The U.S. commonwealth’s pharmaceutical industry, however, was built on shifting sands. Puerto Rico had been a tax haven with one major advantage...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2006) 22 (4): 25–35.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... president, as did 87 of drug trafficking, crime, social violence, percent of Latin opinion leaders, making political ineptitude, persistent poverty, and him the most unpopular U.S. president deepening inequality pose a growing threat ever. Since 2000, negative opinion of the to Latin American...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... U.S. foreign policy will be focused, like it or not, on the new arc of crisis in Latin America— Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador (with Mexico waiting in the wings). It is Latin America and the Caribbean that most directly af­ fect Americans at home: immigration and drugs fuel the fears of the...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2018
... in his confrontations with a communist insurgency, Islamist rebellion, and illegal drug epidemic, he had ordered the killing of hundreds of suspected criminals and even admitted to shooting some of them personally: “They say that my methods are unorthodox and verge on the illegal. In response, let...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 56–57.
Published: 01 June 2017
... CORRECTIONAL LA MODELO Holman became known as a “slaughter pen” La Modelo is notorious for being filthy, over- due to the frequency of stabbings. In recent crowded, and overrun with gang and drug years, Holman has seen...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 3–8.
Published: 01 December 2015
... trafficking, money laundering, the arms trade, child exploitation, and other forms of corruption. This trade increases violence, with Latin America’s poorest people caught in the middle as the state tries to eliminate drug rings or stop rivalries between cartels. Moreover, the narco state destroys...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2001) 17 (4): 89.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Selig S.; "The Missiles of North Korea: How Real a Threat?” (XVII:3) of the Greek Civil War” (XVII: 1) Heilbrunn, Jacob; “A Disdain for the Past: Jorg Haider’s Austria” (XVIL1) Sharpe, Kenneth E., and William M. LeoGrande; “Two Wars or One? Drugs, Heilbrunn, Jacob...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
... drug traffickers. On the morning of my first meeting with Singaporean prison authorities, a question nags me: How did I get here? Singapore is hardly known for transparency—the government all but runs the press, and the country is notoriously guarded about its justice system. The simple answer...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 112–117.
Published: 01 June 2018
... America. In the poor neighborhoods in and around Choloma, different maras engage in violent turf wars, sophisticated extortion rackets, small-scale drug dealing, and, in some cases, murder for hire. And while the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, has touted a major reduction in crime since...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
... there have been over 7,000 vigilante executions of Filipino citizens accused of dealing or using illegal drugs. But, as Lima says in our Conversation section, Duterte’s “brutal crackdown has proven to be ineffective and only lead to more violence.” Though the Philippines may be an extreme case, many...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., and intravenous drug users. Other vulnerable groups, like refugees, youth, women and girls, transsexuals, and prisoners, also stand to benefit from an effective response to the threat of HIV. With the political turmoil wrought by the Arab Spring, fighting the threat of HIV, or simply staying alive...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 57–64.
Published: 01 September 2013
... judge for decision. The problems with this system in a region with a history of corruption as rich as Latin America are obvious and became even more so as many Latin American countries struggled under the weight of soaring drug-related arrests in the 1990 s. The solution posed by some both in and out of...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... states themselves continue to import drug trade are also involved in the traffick­ weapons and ammunition, despite the redis­ ing of women between Central and South tribution of weapons from the Afghan con­ Asia and the Persian Gulf. flicts throughout the region. Russia, in a In developing...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... slowed the drug trade by making cludes the penetration of terrorist cells, or it less profitable— though they certainly at least their close surveillance, of which the have not stopped it. financial sleuthing that proved so woefully Congress and the Bush administration...