Argument: Drugs fund terrorists; War on Drugs is justified

Issue Report: War on Drugs

Extended argument

There is an argument that much crime and terrorism is drug related or drug funded and that prohibition can reduce this. This argument was made by Former US president George W. Bush, in signing the Drug-Free Communities Act Reauthorization Bill in December 2001, said, “If you quit drugs, you join the fight against terror in America.”[1]