TITLE

McCaffrey's no-win war on drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Dettmer, Jamie
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Insight on the News;2/24/97, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the possible influence of retired Army General Barry McCaffrey, director of the Cabinet-level Office of National Drug Control Policy, regarding drug trafficking and the rising statistics of teenage drug abuse in the United States. Cycles of the wars on drugs; Failed approach in dealing with Mexico's drug issues; Speculations concerning McCaffrey's capability in handling drug issues. INSET: Clinton advisers resist interdiction..
ACCESSION #
9707304819

 

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