American taxpayers got a dismal return on their $4.3 billion investment in the Colombian drug war between 2000 and 2008, according to a new analysis by economists at MIT and Colombia’s Universidad de los Andes.
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“Afghanistan is the source country for heroin. Venezuela and Columbia are source countries for cocaine. Mexico is the source country for methamphetamines. You are the source state for marijuana,” said Tim Scott, the Drug Enforcement Agency’s resident agent in charge of the Colorado Springs bureau.