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Indonesia to execute foreign drug offenders

The Indonesian government has called illegal drug use in the country a “national emergency.” To combat the problem the government has begun executing drug offenders. Most of those who have been executed so far are foreigners. Jeffrey Winters, a professor of politics at Northwestern University joins us to discuss the Indonesian government’s campaign against drug abuse. PHOTO: An Indonesian police stands guard in Cilacap, Central Java, Indonesia as a ferry, center background, with Indonesian police armored vehicles carrying two Australian prisoners arrives at Nusakambangan island, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)

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