Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington’s Futile War on Drugs in Latin America
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Despite the horrendous impact the Drug War has had on our Latin American neighbors, the U.S. government seems determined to perpetuate, even escalate, the anti‐drug crusade. Ending the prohibitionist system would produce numerous benefits for the United States and Latin America alike. Join Cato experts Ted Galen Carpenter and Ian Vásquez for a discussion of Carpenter’s book, Bad Neighbor Policy: Washington’s Futile War on Drugs in Latin America, a candid portrait of the situation in Latin America, and some recommendations for improvements.