Andean drug strategy and the role of the U.S. military
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Andean drug strategy and the role of the U.S. military proceedings of a seminar held by the Congressional Research Service, November 9, 1989 : report of the Defense Policy Panel and Investigations Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs. Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Andes Region.

Subjects:

  • Drug control -- Andes Region.,
  • Drug control -- International cooperation.,
  • Drug traffic -- Andes Region.,
  • Military assistance, American -- Andes Region.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Legislative Research Service., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Investigations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5840.A5 A68 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1985369M
LC Control Number90600623

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Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled author of Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug speed and cocaine - it offers a fascinating interpretive lens for drugs' roles in making war and, in turn, wars' roles in spreading drugs around the world." --C.J. Chivers, New York s:   Although U.S. military personnel had been involved in training, equipping, and transporting foreign antinarcotics personnel since the early s, the Andean strategy opened the door to a dramatic expansion of this role and to a significant infusion of U.S. assistance to police and military forces in the region.   The U.S. national drug strategy has essentially always been two-dimensional: supply-reduction (controlling the supply of drugs through legislation, law enforcement, interdiction, prosecution, and incarceration); and demand-reduction (reducing the demand for drugs through education, prevention, and treatment). 2 Supply-reduction has served as. The battalion, financed at first entirely by accounts in the U.S. defense budget.” (2) (military assistance for Colombian anti-drug missions) The U.S. Congress approved “a $ billion package of mostly military aid to Colombia and its neighbors – a contribution to a larger strategy called “Plan Colombia” – the military’s.