Wesley Clark in Kosovo

Laura Secor in the Boston Globe offers a nuanced account of Clark’s performance as both a strategist and a bureaucratic player. Nick Confessore of Tapped endorses Secor’s competence, and points out something that hasn’t been pointed out before, as far as I know: Hugh Skelton’s slur on Clark’s ethics might have reflected a psychological projection, as Skelton’s own hands were far from clean.

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. Books: 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) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: Markarkleiman-at-gmail.com

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