What I tried to do was to focus on every aspect of the problem. I tried to empower the Colombians for example to do more militarily and police-wise because I thought that they had to. Thirty percent of their country was in the hands of the narcotraffickers. Well obviously if the expected results was that we would eliminate serious drug use in America and eliminate the narcotrafficking networks - it hasn't worked.Meanwhile, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said recently that she is "not convinced" that an end to the US-led war on drugs would reduce violence in Latin America. "I respect those in the region who believe that [U.S. legalization] would end the problem," said Clinton last month. "I am not convinced of that, speaking personally." Via Politico and The Huffington Post.
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