26 Sep 2013
China's Antidrug Policies in Southeast Asia's Golden Triangle
Author: Xiaobo Su
East-West Center (EWC)
This bulletin examines China's anti-drug policies in the illicit opium-producing area between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, known as the Golden Triangle.
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The Search for a Negotiated Peace in Colombia and the Fight Against Illegal Drugs
Author: Sandra Borda
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This report compares the role of illicit drugs in the peace talks between Colombian President Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2013 to those with the FARC under President Pastrana in 2003.
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Security Dialogue on the Maritime Domain
Author: Lutz Feldt
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This publication focuses on possibilities to enhance international maritime safety, security and defense.
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The Real "Long War": The Illicit Drug Trade and the Role of the Military
Author: Geoffrey Till
Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College (SSI)
This paper explores the seriousness of the threat posed to US security by the illicit drug trade.
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Military and Strategic Affairs, Vol 5, No 2
Author: Dudi Alon, Alon Levkowitz, Yagil Levy, Liran Antebi, Shmuel Even, Sami Kronenfeld, Yoel Guzansky, Guy-Philippe Goldstein, Uri Rechav
Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)
This issue includes articles on military decision making; South Korea’s security policy and its relations with the US; the relationship between the military and political class in Israel; unmanned vehicles and US plans for them; the prime minister’s ...
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CTC Sentinel 6 (9)
Author: Stephen Hummel, Per Gudmundson, Zia Ur Rehman, Andrew Michaels, Sakhr Ayyash, Raffaello Pantucci, Malcolm Beith
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue includes articles on the risk of non-state actors acquiring chemical weapons in Syria, Swedish individuals who have joined groups inspired by al-Qaida, the presence of Pakistani Tehrik-i-Taliban fighters in Syria, the presence of al-Qaida ...
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Central America: US Agencies Considered Various Factors in Funding Security Activities, but Need to Assess Progress in Achieving Interagency Objectives
Author: Charles Michael Johnson,
US Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington, DC
This report assesses the funding and support given by US agencies for the Central American Regional Security Initiative's (CARSI) activities.
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13 Aug 2013
International Drug Control Policy: Background and US Responses
Author: Liana Sun Wyler
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This paper discusses the global illegal drug trade that represents a multidimensional challenge affecting US national interests as well as the international community.
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Transnational Organised Crime in West Africa
Author: Judith Vorrath
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This paper focuses on the diversity and complexity of organized crime in West Africa and its impact on the resilience of statehood.
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Perspectives on Terrorism, Volume 7, Issue 4 (2013)
Author: Aimen Dean, Edwina Thompson, Tom Keatinge, Joel Hernández, Michael Freeman, Moyara Ruehsen, Matthew Levitt
Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)
This issue offers insights into the financial activities of terrorists, with a particular emphasis on Hezbollah.
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