LSE IDEAS public debate
Date: Tuesday 23 October 2012
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Professor David Courtwright, Nigel Inkster, Dr William B McAllister, Dr Ethan Nadelmann
How did the international drug control system arise, why has it proven so durable in the face of failure, and is there hope for reform?
David Courtwright is professor of history at the University of North Florida.
Nigel Inkster is the former director of operations and intelligence for MI6.
William McAllister is special projects director at Office of the Historian, US Department of State.
Ethan Nadelmann is founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance.
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A copy of Dr William B McAllister's powerpoint presentation is available to download: Download 'The Global Drug Wars' (pdf).
A copy of Professor David Courtwright's powerpoint presentation is available to download: Download 'Why We Make War on Some Drugs but Not on Others' (pdf)
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