TITLE

White Flag in War on Drugs?

AUTHOR(S)
Elvin, John
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
Insight on the News;02/28/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Clinton administration is dismantling counternarcotics activities in the United States (US). Information on the deployment of military forces formerly used in counternarcotics activities; Decline of the number of flights devoted to counterdrug missions; Number of the US citizens who have died in drug-related incidents since 1993.
ACCESSION #
2839393

 

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