American “Drug War” ramps up in Africa through proxies

The Kenyan navy blew up a ship loaded with heroin and President Uhuru Kenyatta says that police officers collaborating with drug barons will be dealt with firmly by the Kenyan government. The heightened war on drug traffickers he says has been extended to net anybody involved in the illicit trade.

However, as the history of the drug war shows since being started by the disgraced pill popping former US President Richard Nixon, has failed miserably at stopping the production, transportation or the use of drugs anywhere in the world. The only thing the US Drug War has accomplished is made entire nations unsafe to live in and enslaved millions of people with non-violent possession convictions. The Drug War has been a boon for international private prison companies like the GEO Group, which operates facilities on the continent of Africa.

In 2012, the New York Times reported that the US Drug Enforcement Agency was operating in Africa and “begun training an elite unit of counternarcotics police in Ghana and planning similar units in Nigeria and Kenya as part of an effort to combat the Latin American cartels that are increasingly using Africa to smuggle cocaine into Europe.”

In other words, many non-white people are dying and being put in prison behind America’s faux efforts to keep drugs out of predominately-white countries.


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