Drug Policy

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 13:56

A somewhat critical look at the DEA intelligence facility in El Paso, Texas, which plays a significant role in the agency's operations in the Western Hemisphere.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 07:20

The Department of State (State) and the Department of Defense (DOD) provide guidance to address the Leahy laws, but State's guidance for implementing one requirement of the State Leahy law is unclear.

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

Border Patrol is developing performance goals and measures to define border security and the resources needed to achieve it, but has not identified milestones and time frames for developing and implementing goals and measures under its new strategic plan

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

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 07:20

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) integrity-related training courses are systematic and integrated--that is, they are offered in succession and required at each stage of an employee's career, as well as standardized and regularized

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 07:20

Because the trends in the overall violent crime rate may not be indicative of trends in drug trafficking-related violent crimes, CRS is unable to develop fact-based conclusions about trends in drug trafficking-related violence spilling over from Mexico into the United States.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 03:21

An examination of U.S. funds designated for counter-drug trafficking and other programs.

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 06:01

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has reported progress in stemming illegal cross-border activity, but it could strengthen the assessment of its efforts

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 05:59

The Secretary of State must provide the factual basis of the President's yearly decisions to certify whether significant drug source and transit countries are cooperating with U.S. anti-drug efforts. The report must also offer a detailed description of these efforts in each country, the country's own efforts, a status report on drug production or transportation in each country, and other aspects of each country's anti-drug policies.

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