The ineffectiveness and sometimes counterproductive consequences of Western efforts to curb opium production are outlined clearly in a Los Angeles Times op-ed piece authored by Monterey Institute Professor Moyara Ruehsen.
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On June 8, Monterey Institute Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Conflict Revolution Pushpa Iyer was interviewed on KPFA public radio in Berkeley. The interview focused on the origins of the Sri Lankan civil conflict and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the guerilla group which fought a 30-year war against the Sri Lankan government. The interview with Professor Iyer begins at approximately 31:30 into the 60-minute program.
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Michelle was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Her father is a radiologist and her mother is a writer. She has a B.A. in ESL from the University of Guadalajara and has three more classes to complete her M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College. She has ten years experience teaching Spanish and was the coordinator for the Spanish Winter Intensive program at Monterey.