Trump administration plans U.N. meeting to ramp up the international drug war

By the last year of the Obama administration, the U.S. had softened its position. Trump could change that stance
The Intercept (US)
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

donald trump chinaThe Trump administration will open a week of high-level meetings at the United Nations General Assembly in New York with a drug policy event featuring President Donald Trump. Invites to the event are being doled out only to those countries that have signed on to a controversial, nonnegotiable action plan, according to documents — among them the countries with the world’s most draconian drug laws. The U.S.-sponsored event, called the “Global Call to Action on the World Drug Problem,” is scheduled to take place next Monday, September 24, a day before Trump will speak before the General Assembly.