MILITARY & DRUGS.
Argues for use of U.S. military in war against drugs abroad & at home. Outline.
LEGALIZATION OF HEROIN.
Presents argements against legalization because of greater risks if would entail. History of usage. Political factors.
A Culture of Poverty
A discussion of how the war on drugs, racial profiling and urban poverty create a web of a "culture of poverty". The interrelated factors that cause poverty, primarily the structure of society.
U.S. WAR ON DRUGS.
Targeting of Columbia and Peru. Attempt to stop flow of illicit drugs into the United States. Role of the market system that supports drug use and sales. Black market and high profits for drug traffickers. Assesses Plan Columbia and its inclusion of economic and democratic policies education.
THE WAR ON DRUGS: POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES
Discusses the positive and negative effects that the "war on drugs" has had on society in the U.S. Inception of the program under President Reagan. ixed findings on positive impact of the program.
Discusses the issue of drug trafficking between the USA and Latin America. Examines the political ramifications of various governments' drug policies. Economic concerns and factors. History of drug trafficking as a product of the 20th Century. Illegal market. Impact of Prohibition on drug use and transportation. Changing government positions towards the problem.
Florida and War on Drugs
Discusses the impact of the War on Drugs on Florida's corrections system and identifies three solutions to resolve the problem of the crowding impact brought about by the high percentage of arrests and incarceration.
PABLO ESCOBAR AND THE WAR ON DRUGS
Considers the history of Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar, his drug cartel, and the influence of both on the war on drugs. Drug cartels of Latin America.
Legalization of Drugs
Outlines pros & cons of drug legalization. 3 arguments for legalization are put forth and discussed, and then rebutted in the following section. The heart of the problem seems to be removing morality from governmental decisions on the matter.