Category Archives: United States

Nov 29 2012

Expert Interviews: Governing the Global Drug Wars

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In these videos twelve world leading drug policy experts address questions about the international control system:   Why have international drug policies proved so resistant to change?   Is there hope for reform of international drug Policies? Since 1909 the … Continue reading

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May 6 2012

Leap of Faith: Perspectives on Drug Legalisation Following the Summit of the Americas

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By Jacob Parakilas After decades as a seemingly unchallengeable feature of the new global system, the prohibition of drugs is finally coming under sustained criticism from a broad-based coalition, which for the first time includes sitting heads of state. While … Continue reading

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Apr 11 2012

Islamutopia: A very short history of political Islam


This article is an introduction to a special series of posts commissioned by LSE IDEAS exploring Islamism and the Arab Spring. The series also includes articles on Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, with a concluding post on pluralism and minorities. By … Continue reading

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