Time for Open, Informed Debate on Drug Policy

The following originally appeared on IISS Voices. The International Institute for Strategic Studies is a grantee of the Global Drug Policy Program of the Open Society Foundations.

Latin American leaders have said recently that the West’s "war on drugs" has failed, and a new book from the International Institute for Strategic Studies agrees. At this week’s launch of Drugs, Insecurity and Failed States: The Problems of Prohibition, IISS expert and former MI6 deputy director Nigel Inkster said a new approach was needed in which drugs