Drug Policy

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 17:01

An overview of political and economic developments in Cuba, and U.S. policy.

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 11:58

Given the uncertainty and the subjective judgments involved in modeling risk, policymakers may struggle to reach a consensus on border priorities. Nonetheless, a systematic approach to studying border threats may help clarify the types of policy tradeoffs lawmakers
confront at the border.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:36

As a condition of spending funds for its Central America Regional Security Initiative package of military and economic aid, the State Department had to submit a plan for how these funds would be spent.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:36

A report on activities funded in Central America by the 2008 "emergency supplemental" appropriation that first funded the Merida Initiative for Mexico and Central America.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:36

A report on activities funded in Central America by the "Central American Regional Security Initiative," which combines several military and economic aid programs.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:36

U.S. drug demand contributes to regional security challenges and the consequences of citizen insecurity in Central America are potentially far-reaching, the United States is collaborating with countries in the region to implement and refine security efforts.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:35

As of June 1, 2013, the Department of State (State) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) obligated at least $463 million of the close to $495 million in allocated funding for CARSI activities, and disbursed at least $189 million to provide partner countries with equipment, technical assistance, and training to improve interdiction and disrupt criminal networks.

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 07:31

An overview of the negotiation between the Colombian government and FARC guerrilla group that began in 2012.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 07:20

As of June 30, 2013, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) had obligated $336 million (52 percent) and disbursed $229.5 million (35 percent) of $651 million in funding for Haiti earthquake reconstruction from the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 07:20

Within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) data on commercial vehicle wait times--the time it takes to travel from the end of the queue to the CBP primary inspection point at land border crossings--are unreliable for public reporting and CBP management decisions