White House Issues Anti-Drug Plan for Mexican Border
Continuing a strategy focused on the supply side of the drug problem, the Obama administration on Friday unveiled its counternarcotics policy for the Southwest, calling for greater investment in technology to intercept drug shipments over the U.S.-Mexico border. The report from the Office of National Drug Control Policy called upon federal agencies to modernize airborne sensors and improve tracking devices that can be hidden in illegal shipments. It also called for improved non-lethal technology to stop vehicles and to detect tunnels used to smuggle drugs under the border.
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