Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs and the Press

Category: Social Sciences
Author: Alexander Cockburn, Jeffrey St. Clair
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by binarray2000   2018-03-11
> If the demand for drug fighting just lost 90% of it's target, why do we need so many drug fighters? In terms of a real war, if an army just decimated 90% of it's enemy, it's time to send some troops back home.

Well, those people wouldn't be jobless as there are (serious) drugs to fight: Heroin and cocaine. But, that would be against the imperial interests of the USA, one powerful agency in particular. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Politics-Heroin-Complicity-Global-Tra...

[5] https://www.amazon.com/Whiteout-Drugs-Press-Alexander-Cockbu...