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Guest Host: Susan Page
More than a decade after the declaration of the war on drugs, experts disagree about who’s winning. A panel talks about law enforcement, education, treatment of addiction and other tools in the fight against drugs, and how the next administration might change existing drug control policy.
- Peter Reuter professor of public policy at the University of Maryland and senior fellow at the RAND Corporation
- Lee Dogoloff drug treatment clinician in private practice; former member of President George Bush's Drug Advisory Council, and former adviser to President Carter on drug issues
- David Boaz executive vice president of the Cato Institute
- General Barry McCaffrey (U.S. Army-Ret.) infantry division commander in the first Gulf War, and currently adjunct professor at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point
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