Whatever Happened to the "War on Drugs"?

Stavridis, James G.
October 2008
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Autumn2008, Issue 51, p109
The article focuses on the anti-drug campaign of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) against drug trafficking in Latin America. The seizing of the merchant freighter Gatun from Panama to Mexico that carries 20 metric tons of cocaine and the capture of Diego León Montoya Sánchez, one of the world's most dangerous drug lords, presents enormous victories.


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