Burma, along with other countries in Asia, is stepping up its efforts to stem a growing tide of drugs, but its approach is unlikely to succeed, say experts.
Lawmakers join military officials in urging the government to step up efforts to stem the growing problem of drug trafficking in Burma.
Past efforts to stem Burma’s burgeoning drug problem have failed, said Burma’s home affairs minister, as he called for new policies to tackle the issue “from various angles”.
As Thailand’s prison population soars, Thailand is admitting defeat in its more than decade-old war on drugs.
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