The author was also on the front lines of the international drug war for years and still is. You might disagree with his conclusions but don’t kid yourself that your knowledge base or experience in the field trumps his.
Just giving my bona fides. You cannot assume his knowledge or experience trumps mine, either. I am sick of sophists with an agenda passing off non sequiturs as if they were givens. Bad premises = bad conclusions
Thank you, Bri!