Tag: narcotics

Sri Lankan President is Correct to Link Terror Attacks to Illegal Narcotics Trade

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has long sought to toughen his country’s position against the illegal narcotics trade. As a strategically located island nation, narcotics dealers have recently increased their presence in the country as they seek to turn Sri Lanka into a regional base for the trafficking of illegal […]

US Life Expectancy Decreases as Drug Use Continues to Claim Thousands of Lives

The United States is currently experiencing the longest period of sustained declines in life expediency since the first decades of the 20th century when the First World War and Spanish Flu Pandemic took thousands of lives. According to┬áDr. Robert Redfield, director of the Center For Disease Control (CDC): “These sobering […]

The Philippines Must Convince UN to Define a Narcotics Free Life as a Universal Human Right

Many Filipinos are celebrating their country’s re-election to the UN Human Rights Council after a barrage of black propaganda has been heaped on the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte for his serious approach to the problem of narcotics proliferation and the related phenomena of narco-terrorism and savagely violent crime. While […]

Lopez Obrador Wins Historic Mexican Election – But Will he Tackle The Drug Problem With Duterte Style Commitment?

AMLO finally wins For the first time in history, the Mexican people have elected a President from outside of the liberal/centre-right mainstream. But far from being a political outsider, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (or AMLO as he is affectionately known in Mexico) is a political veteran. For five years he […]

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Wants to Talk About Drugs – Duterte Should be Invited to Their Next Summit

In addition to discussing new mechanisms to create peace through prosperity on the win-win model developed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, this weekend’s Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit also seeks to address ways to cooperate on combating what Beijing calls the Three Evils of terrorism,┬áseparatism and religious extremism. Within this framework, […]