Drug Policy

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:07

The United States has secured 10-year agreements for the use of four airfields for counterdrug activities. Regarding concern over the costs of developing and operating the four sites and whether these "forward operating locations" would meet the needs

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 21:03

In 2003, the Office of Aviation fumigated more than 132,000 hectares of coca, a record amount.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:35

The United States is not a party to the ICC and does not recognize its jurisdiction over U.S. citizens. Since 2002, the Bush Administration has sought bilateral agreements to exempt U.S. citizens from ICC prosecution, so called "Article 98 agreements"

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:35

A 2009 update on the reconfiguration of Mexican DTO's.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:35

An explanation of recent trends in Mexico's criminal violence, discussing the current configuration of groups and how to classify them (cartels, transnational criminal organizations, insurgents etc.). An appendix compares Colombia and Mexico.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 20:32

Since 2002, Congress has granted expanded authority to use counter narcotics funds for a unified campaign to fight both drug trafficking and terrorist organizations in

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 13:00

The President's justification of the decision to "decertify" countries determined not to be cooperating in counter-drug activities.

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 14:08

This CRS report provides an overview on human trafficking in Latin America and recent legislation aimed at combating such criminal activity.

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 14:07

This report examines current political and economic conditions in Honduras as well as issues in Honduras-U.S. relations.

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 19:56

The report determines whether State 1)followed applicable requirements in issuing the interim sole-source extensions to DynCorp and 2) properly awarded the current contract.