Accession Number:

ADA207462

Title:

Drugs in the Americas: Their Influence on International Relations

Descriptive Note:

Study project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Report Date:

1989-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

With the increasing drug problem in the Americas, it is necessary to analyze the social impact of production, trafficking, and demand for drugs. Further, we should examine how this problem has damaged the relations between the United States and Latin America. This study seeks, by means of an appraisal of the drug challenges historical background, to understand why Latin American countries are used for sowing and production Why trafficking is so difficult to interdict and how the US. demand influences this phenomenon. The paper also will show the effect of this on U.S. - Latin American relations. Finally, recommendations will be made concerning steps that both the United States and Latin America might take to diminish damages to hemispheric societies caused by illegal drugs.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Sociology and Law
  • Pharmacology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE