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The War on Drugs in Colombia: A History of Failure

  • Jonathan D. Rosen
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Abstract

This chapter examines drug trafficking in Colombia. Colombia has had a long history of drug trafficking, organized crime, and violence and has been at the epicenter of the US-led war on drugs for decades. Unlike some of the other case studies in this book, Colombia has been— and continues to be—a major producer of drugs. This chapter focuses on the failed war on drugs in Colombia and the consequences of such policies.

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Organize Crime Drug Policy Bush Administration Drug Cartel Colombian Government 
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