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Killer high: a history of war in six drugs.


There is growing alarm over how drugs increasingly empower terrorists,
insurgents, traffickers, and gangs. But by looking back not just years and
decades but centuries, Peter Andreas reveals that the drugs-conflict nexus
is actually an old story, and that powerful states have been its biggest

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Author Biography

Miroslav Plundrich

The author is currently a doctoral student at the Department of Politics and
International Relations of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. His
research focusses on nonstate actors, terrorism and the related counter-terrorism, and the secret dimension of globalization. This dimension
includes illegal cross-border flows of people, goods, and money due to
transnational organized crime groups.