The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade, Afghanistan, Southeast Asia, Central America, Colombia
The first book to prove CIA and U.S. government complicity in global drug trafficking, The Politics of Heroin includes meticulous documentation of dishonesty and dirty dealings at the highest levels from the Cold War until today. Maintaining a global perspective, this groundbreaking study details the mechanics of drug trafficking in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South and Central America. New chapters detail U.S. involvement in the narcotics trade in Afghanistan and Pakistan before and after the fall of the Taliban, and how U.S. drug policy in Central America and Colombia has increased the global supply of illicit drugs.
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THE POLITICS OF HEROIN: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug TradeUser Review - Kirkus
A greatly revised and expanded edition of McCoy's Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia (1972—not reviewed). Though he devotes much of his narrative to a history of modern commerce in narcotics ... Read full review
The politics of heroin: CIA complicity in the global drug tradeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
It seems that the American government has learned nothing from its war on drugs. In 1972, the CIA attempted to suppress McCoy's classic work, The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia ( LJ 11/15/72 ... Read full review
A History of Heroin
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Americas Heroin Laboratory
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The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade: Central ...
Alfred W. McCoy
No preview available - 2003