December 11

Drug Diplomacy



Begin with some articles on the background to the conflict and US policy.


And then some remarks from Congress in 1999-2000 regarding US policy, from:

Representative Jim McGovern (D-Massachusetts)
Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) worries about the fate of Colombia, while Senator Mike Dewine (R-Ohio) makes the case for more intervention
Representative Cass Ballenger (R-NC) supports the aid as a step in the US war on drugs

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