Category: Drug Policy


Book: The Rise of the Narcostate

This book is our sixth Small Wars Journal–El Centro anthology, covering writings published between 2016 and 2017.


Tough on the Weak – Drug Laws and Policing

September, 2016   This article aims to identify the main impacts of drug law enforcement on policing. It points to five interrelated effects: 1) Suppression focused on minor offenses and the weakest links in the chain; 2) Arrest patterns often based on stereotypes that affect

Drug Policy

Brazil and UNGASS

[In Portuguese] This note offers alternatives to Brazil, as an important player in multilateral context, engage on the international debate about drug policy.

Drug Policy

War on Drugs

The global war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world

Drug Policy

The War on Drugs and HIV/AIDS

The global war on drugs is driving the HIV/AIDS pandemic among who use drugs and their sexual partners

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