What does departure of top US anti-drug diplomat mean for LatAm policy?

Brownfield called for a more flexible and comprehensive approach to the transnational drug issue
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

William BrownfieldThe planned resignation of the US State Department's top anti-drug official raises further questions about the future of US counternarcotics efforts in Latin America, against a backdrop of uncertainty surrounding the policy preferences of the administration of President Donald Trump. William Brownfield, the US Assistant Secretary of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) since January 2011, told State Department staff that he would resign by the end of September, Foreign Policy reported on August 27.