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Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

April 25, 2013 // 12:00pm1:30pm
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The illegal drug problem has posed challenges to the United States and Latin America for many decades. While efforts to disrupt the cultivation, processing, and trafficking of drugs to the United States have shown mixed results, the drug trade continues to pose serious threats to citizen security, economic prosperity, environmental conservation, human rights, and democratic governance throughout the hemisphere.

How is the U.S. reforming its policies to address this problem and show sustainable results?

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Jane Harman // Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House
  • Director of the Research Center on Drugs and Security, University of the Andes, Colombia; and President of the Government of Colombia’s Advisory Commission on Drug Policy
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Past National Conversation Speakers:

  • Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Former National Security Adviser
  • Susan Collins (R-ME)
    United States Senator
  • Michael Chertoff
    Former Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Thomas Friedman
    Columnist New York Times
  • Carlos Gutierrez
    Former Secretary of Commerce
  • Dr. Henry Kissinger
    Former Secretary of State
  • General Stanley McChrystal
    Former Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Former US National Security Adviser
  • Anne-Marie Slaughter
    Former Director of Policy Planning, US Department of State
  • James Zogby
    Founder and President of the Arab American Institute, Washington, D.C.

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