Magazine Article - MIT Center for International Studies Audit of the Conventional Wisdom
A Better Strategy against Narcoterrorism
It is widely recognized that access by belligerent groups to the gains from drug production and trafficking contributes to the intensity and prolongation of military conflict. Also, that such groups—terrorists, insurgents, or warlords—grow stronger when they successfully exploit the drug trade. The United States' response—its antinarcotics policy— emphasizes crop eradication. This strategy is too simplistic and, ultimately, ineffective.
Magazine Article - India and South Asia Project
Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Affairs