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    Book Discussion on The Last Pirate

    Tony Dokoupil talked about his book, The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana, in which he discusses his father, Anthony “Big Tony” Dokoupil, who…

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    U.S. Anti-Drug Trafficking Operations

    Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, U.S. Southern Commander John Kelly, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Luis Arreaga testified on U.S. anti-drug trafficking…

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    Q&A with Ibis Sánchez-Serrano

    Ibis Sánchez-Serrano talked about his book, The World’s Health Care Crisis., on the problems of pharmaceutical companies and their effect on the world. He explained how the…

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    History of Heroin

    The 1972 documentary The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness traces the history of opium and the development of heroin. The film describes how organized crime transports the drug to…

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    Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

    Drug enforcement officials testified on the illegal drug trade in Afghanistan and the future of counternarcotics efforts as U.S. military forces continued to withdraw from the…

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    Panel Discussion on Border Politics

    Ricardo Ainslie, author of The Fight to Save Juárez: Life in the Heart of Mexico’s Drug War and Alfredo Corchado, author of Midnight in Mexico; A Reporter’s Journey through a…

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    Global Drug Trade

    Panelists talked about the global drug trade and highlighted the drug problem in the U.S. and Latin America, and offered policy solutions regarding drug trafficking and substance abuse.

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    Experts in U.S.-Mexico relations talked about the Mexican President Peña Nieto’s shifting strategy for security in his country, and ways the United States and Mexico can work…

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    U.S.- Mexico Drug Trafficking

    State Department officials and private sector experts testified on drug trafficking and crime in Mexico and Central America. They focused on the Merida Initiative, a drug and crime…

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    President Obama Speech to Mexican Students

    President Obama spoke to Mexican students about the state of relations between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the topics he addressed were immigration, cross-border drug and weapon…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the U.S.-Mexico “war on drugs.” The topic was one of the issues President Obama was to discuss with Mexican President Enrique…

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    U.S. Elections and Latin America

    Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug…

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    Operation Fast and Furious Report

    Michael Horowitz testified on the findings in the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s “Fast and Furious” operation. He described a…

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    U.S.-Mexico Drug Tunnels

    Adam Higginbotham talked about his Bloomberg Businessweek article on drug tunnels running underground between the U.S. and Mexico, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Obama Administration Policy on Drug Trafficking in the Americas

    Gil Kerlikowske talked about Obama administration efforts in combating drug trafficking. He said cocaine use in the U.S. has declined 39 percent since 2006 , and attributed the…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Eric Holder testified at an oversight hearing. Much of the hearing focused on national security leaks and the government’s “Fast and Furious” operation aimed at…

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    Home Affairs Committee Hearing on British Drug Policy

    Witnesses testified before the British Home Affairs Committee for and against the decriminalization of drugs, particularly cannabis. British comedian and actor Russell Brand talked…

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    U.S. Anti-Drug Policy and Latin America

    Peter Reuter talked about the current U.S. approach to combating drug-trafficing, alternative tactics that are being considered, and the long term effects of potential changes would mean…

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    Mexico's Drug Wars Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the drug wars in Mexico. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Margaret Regan moderated. “A Line in the Sand:…

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    Global Drug Policy

    The British Home Affairs Committee held a hearing on international drug policy.

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