Looks as if Bob Graham will make Saudi complicity in 9-11, and the failure to respond appropriately, a central issue in his run for President. Watching the announced Democrats fail to find anything useful to say about the issue that has grasped the attention of the country, I’ve been recalling Casey Stengel’s lament: “Can’t anybody here play this game?” Maybe Graham can.
Author: Mark Kleiman
Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out.
Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken)
When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist
Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993)
Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989)
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