“US officials in Central America failed to address this drug issue for fear of jeopardising the war efforts against Nicaragua … and senior US policymakers were not immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the Contras’ funding problems.”
US Senator John Kerry
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This episode of “The Geopolitical Report” looks at the long history of CIA involvement in the international narcotics trade, beginning with its collaboration with the French Mafia to using drug money to illegally fund the Contras and overthrow the Sandinista government in Nicaragua.
The documentary also looks at how drug profits are used to float Wall Street and the role big banks play in laundering huge amounts of illicit drug profits.
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The long history of CIA involvement in the international narcotics trade — [Documentary]