More on the topic from Boz here. I wholeheartedly second his comment that improving implementation is vital for the next round. An office solely dedicated to monitoring spending is a step in the right direction, but I do wonder if that alone will be sufficient.
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Gil Kerlikowske is in Mexico meeting with Mexican dignitaries and talking drug policy. As numerous officials have indicated over the past several months, American security aid for Mexico will continue beyond the upcoming expiration of the Mérida Initiative. He also checked out a rehab facility and reaffirmed US opposition to legalization.