Liana Rosen is a specialist in international crime and narcotics at the Congressional Research Service (CRS), where she conducts non-partisan research and analysis for the U.S. Congress on a wide range of foreign policy issues related to illicit drugs, money laundering, and transnational organized crime. Some of her more recent publications include “U.S. Efforts to Combat Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Other Illicit Threats: An Overview,” “The U.S. ‘Majors List’ of Illicit Drug-Producing and Drug-Transit Countries,” “Mexican Drug Trafficking and Cartel Operations amid COVID-19,” and “China Primer: Illicit Fentanyl and China’s Role.” Previously, Ms. Rosen has worked at the Brookings Institution and the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. She has also worked with the Defense Department as part of an anti-corruption Combined Joint Interagency Task Force based in Afghanistan. Ms. Rosen received degrees at Duke University and Georgetown University.