The Courage to Focus on the Here and Now

Today I find myself joining the rest of the nation in remembering and honoring the memory of those who died on September 11, 2001. I also find myself, like many in the nation, feeling angry and astounded that seven years after the attacks we have yet to find Bin Laden.

Turning Point in Colombia's Drug Trade?

Yesterday, Colombian officials announced that they were extraditing 14 suspected drug traffickers to the United States to face a host of charges ranging from conspiracy to import to cocaine manufacturing. Within the law enforcement and drug control community, the Colombian government’s move is unprecedented. The country has long maintained a tradition of refusing to extradite even its most notorious drug cartel leaders.