War on Drugs

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An initiative begun under the administration of US President Ronald Reagan that attempted to eliminate—or markedly decrease—drug abuse.
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Authorities have conducted the drug interdiction that led to the apprehension of the above suspect.
On a recent trip to Central and South America, my son was among navy personnel who helped build roads and repair schools and just generally help out wherever they docked in their drug interdiction deployment.
Assessing the impact of such a wide variety of programs is difficult because some are indirectly related to drug interdiction, and because results reporting has been limited and inconsistent.
The lone exception is USINT's drug interdiction specialist, a commissioned Coast Guard officer who exchanges limited tactical information with Cuban officials on drug interdiction and migration operations.
But drug interdiction and mandatory jail time for repeat offenders has gone a long way toward tamping down what had been a spiraling epidemic of violence in major U.
Morgan, a retired US Customs Service Special Agent, spent much of his career on the US-Mexican border engaged in drug interdiction efforts.
1) The Coast Guard, in its proposed FY2007 budget, excludes drug interdiction and other law enforcement from its definition of its homeland security missions.
drug interdiction team under the leadership of Captain Alexander Scot Richter, to the elimination of an entire Colombian Village, Ignoble is a riveting drama with spelling binding action from beginning to end.
It will be used primarily for search and rescue and drug interdiction, but it will also help combat illegal immigration, said Ron Fisher, president and CEO of Raytheon Canada.
It has used troops for immigration patrol and drug interdiction.
Homeland security and drug interdiction efforts are taking more Coast Guard resources away from controlling fishing violations.
But its core offering remained interesting little stories from the front lines of drug interdiction, written in detached prose and published anonymously.
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