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Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today$
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Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813060682

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813060682.001.0001

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Illegal Drugs as a National Security Threat

Illegal Drugs as a National Security Threat

Securitization of Drugs in the U.S. Official Discourse

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(p.43) 2 Illegal Drugs as a National Security Threat
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Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today
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Yulia Vorobyeva

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0002

The chapter examines the process of securitizing drugs in the United States as a major national security threat. The work uses discourse analysis to examine the evolution of the perception of drugs as a national security threat. This chapter examines selected texts of governmental documents, official speeches, and press conferences in order to analyze the official position of the U.S. government regarding drugs.

Keywords:   Illegal drugs, securitization, discourse analysis

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