Bonner's Air Force

As soon as he's finished battling Customs, Treasury, the Department of Transportation, the Coast Guard and much of the White House staff, Drug Enforcement Administration chief ROBERT BONNER may want to begin circulating his resume. Bonner started the fight with "Operation Granite," a new drug- interdiction scheme he concocted for the Caribbean. Under a plan that one top Administration source calls "remarkably stupid," DEA would base 10 Black Hawk helicopters in Jamaica and the Dominican Republic for chasing down drug smugglers flying out of Colombia. One of Bonner's targets: drugs being air- dropped to boats. Customs and the Coast Guard objected,...

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