Author: William L. Marcy PhD
Publisher: Chicago Review Press; First Edition edition (February 1, 2010)
Category: Politics & Government
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Author William L. Marcy contends that by conflating anti-Communist and counternarcotics policies. The book begins with a study of .
Author William L. narcotics efforts in the 1970s which were ineffective at best against the drug "cartels" and led to a heightened explosion of drug smuggling by the end of the decade. policies also failed to develop alternative crop programs that could counter the powerful influence of coca as a cash crop especially as the economies of Latin America collapsed due to massive debt and consequent inflation.
William L. Marcy১ ফেব্রুয়ারী, ২০১০. Viewing the problem through the lens of United States policy, the author puts forth the theory that, through the conflation of the Cold War and the war on drugs, the United States helped establish and strengthen the drug trade as the area's economic base. Marcy has written an extensive and cogent historical critique of the . war against the cocaine trade originating in Latin America. As the title indicates, he shows how this counterproductive war has led to a thriving drug industry in the Americas.
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Marcy explores how the counternarcotics policies of the 1970s collapsed during the 1980s when economic calamity, Andean guerrilla insurgencies, and Reagan’s anti-Communist struggle with Nicaragua and Cuba became conflated as part of the War on Drugs. The book then explores how the . invasion of Panama and narcotics related violence throughout Andean region during the 1990s led to the militarization of the War on Drugs as a way to confront narcotics production, narco-traffickers, and narco-guerrillas alike.
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Viewing the problem through the lens of United States policy, the author puts forth the theory that, through the conflation of the Cold War and the war on drugs, the United States helped establish and strengthen the drug trade as the area’s economic base. This authoritative and timely polemic traces the counternarcotics stance of the 1970's through George W. Bush's administration through a wealth of information and unflinching directness, asserting that the drug war will continue with no end in sight.
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Author: Peter Dale Scott. Publisher: University of California Press (April 10, 1998). The Politics of Cocaine: How . Publication: February 1, 2010.
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Drawing on declassified documents and extensive firsthand research, The Politics of Cocaine takes a hard look at the role the United States played in creating the drug industry that thrives in Central and South America. Author William L. Marcy contends that by conflating anti-Communist and counternarcotics policies, the United States helped establish and strengthen the drug trade as the area’s economic base. Increased militarization, destabilization of governments, uncontrollable drug trafficking, more violence, and higher death tolls resulted.