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Chapter Ten 1 Statistics on prisons: “Will Obama End ‘War on Drugs?’, by Sherwood Ross, June 1, 2009, www.truthout.org. 2 Banks and drug money: Chapter by Peter Dale Scott, “Drugs, AntiCommunism and Extra-Legal Repression in Mexico,” p. 187, in Government of the Shadows, edited by Eric Wilson, Pluto Press, 2009. 3 Heroin smuggling: “The Cocaine Connection,” by Vince Bielski and Dennis Berstein, Covert Action, Summer 1987, quoting Alfred McCoy, author of The Politics of Heroin. 4 Heroin in bodies: Rodney Stich, Defrauding America, p. 296. 5 Nugan Hand bank: “The Australian Heroin Connection,” by Jerry Meldon, Covert Action, Summer 1987. 6 Reagan and Nicaragua: “Reinventing Reagan?”, by John Lampert, April 29, 2009, www.truthout.org. 7 Memorandum of Understanding: “Hyde’s Blind Eye: Contras & Cocaine,” I/F Magazine, November-December 1999. 8 Hitz report: The Consortium, October 26, 1998. 9 Levine and Castillo: “Hyde’s Blind Eye” 10 Reagan statement on Contras: “U.S. Concedes Contras Linked to Drugs, But Denies Leadership Involved,” Associated Press, April 10, 1986. 11 Reagan Administration report: April 17, 1986. North memo: quoted in “Hyde’s Blind Eye.” 12 Wanda Palacio testimony: “Congress Puts Contra-Coke Secrets Behind Closed Doors,” by Robert Parry, I/F, July-Aug. 1999. 13 Kerry quote: “Cocaine Connection,” Covert Action, Summer 1987. 14 Anti-Drug Abuse Act: CounterPunch, June 15-30, 1998.

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