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Table of Contents

Preface to the 1998 Paperback Edition
Preface to the 1992 Paperback Edition
Acknowledgments

Introduction
1 The Kerry Report: The Truth but Not the Whole Truth

PART I RIGHT-WING NARCOTERRORISM, THE CIA,
AND THE CONTRAS
2 The CIA and Right-Wing Narcoterrorism in Latin America
3 Bananas, Cocaine, and Military Plots in Honduras
4 Noriega and the Contras: Guns, Drugs, and the
Harari Network
5 The International Cali Connection and the United States
6 The Contra Drug Connections in Costa Rica

PART II EXPOSURE AND COVER-UP
7 Jack Terrell Reveals the Contra-Drug Connection
8 North Moves to Silence Terrell
9 How the Justice Department Tried to Block the
Drug Inquiry
10 Covert Operations and the Perversion of Drug
Enforcement
11 The Media and the Contra Drug Issue
12 Conclusion
Notes
Names and Organizations
Index

About the Author

Peter Dale Scott is Professor of English Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Deep Politics and the Death of JFK (California, 1993). Scott is also a poet: in 2002, his "Seculum" trilogy won a Lannan Literary Award. Jonathan Marshall is the Economics Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and the author of To Have and Have Not: Southeast Asian Raw Materials and the Origins of the Pacific War (California, 1995).

Reviews

"This important, explosive report forcefully argues that the 'war on drugs' is largely a sham, as the U.S. government is one of the world's largest drug pushers."--"Publishers Weekly

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