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War on Drugs and Globalization

How have the War on Drugs and the War on Terror undermined personal rights? and

Some see the movement toward globalization as ta threat to American sovereignty. How do you see it?

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1. How have the War on Drugs and the War on Terror undermined personal rights?

The main argument here is that it takes away a person's right to choose to use drugs, if they decide to. Some argue that it is based on a false belief that everyone who uses 'illegal' drugs is abusing them. Similarly for the war on terror, as it takes the individual terrorists right to decide how to act and what to believe. There is another side to this as well, as it also undermines individual rights of American's in the surveillance of the terrorists, though monitoring of Internet, checking bags at the air port, and so on.

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This solution discusses how the War on Drugs and the War on Terror has undermined personal rights, as well as if the movement toward globalization is seen (or not) as a threat to American sovereignty.

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