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WAR ON DRUGS IS A DOMESTIC PROBLEM
The new policy that the government has unfolded on the War on Drugs, has pointed the finger of responsibility toward stopping terrorism by stopping the individual drug users. Terrorism affects the entire world, and the United States has assumed a position at the spearhead to confront it. There is no way to actually stop terrorism, but one way to financially divert the problem is to stop the money from flowing to the organizations.
The War on Drugs has been taken to a new level since the attack on the United States in September. Just two days before the attack in New York and Washington D.C. a shipment, being distributed by the Columbians, of Afghan heroin, reported to be 53 kilograms, was seized in New York. (Denny) This event demonstrates how the terrorist and the narcotics trade are linked together. Without the funding of drug trafficking, many terrorist organizations would not be able to continue operations at the current levels.
Drug traffickers share common traits along with the terrorists of the world. A drug trafficker does not have a general regard for human life. The only thing that matters to the trafficker is the money that is made from the illegal sale of the product. Whether the money comes from a twelve year old in anyone of the main cities in the United States or from a terrorist organization does not matter to a trafficker. This di…