By Peyton E. Daniels
Africa has traditionally held a peripheral position within the transnational illicit drug exchange, yet lately has more and more turn into a spotlight for drug trafficking, relatively of cocaine. Africa's emergence as a trafficking nexus appears to be like to have resulted from structural shifts in overseas drug trafficking styles. This e-book examines how most sensible to stability temporary and long term counter-narcotics pursuits and methods in Africa, how a number of U.S. civilian and army and foreign organisation counter-narcotics roles and obligations in Africa can be outlined and what varieties and degrees of assets those efforts may perhaps require.
Read or Download Africa's Connection to the Drug Trade (African Political, Economic, and Security Issues) PDF
Similar economic conditions books
A very good ebook. Books of this nature can be frequently released, to keep up "Checks and Balances" in our method. do not look ahead to a main issue to take place and write. Do it previously.
Structural unemployment, or many times excessive degrees of unemployment that don't keep on with the ups and downs of a standard enterprise cycle, varies considerably throughout industrialized nations. during this CESifo quantity, top hard work economists research the generally diverging styles of long term unemployment throughout Western Europe.
An financial background of england in view that 1700, in 3 volumes by way of 39 eminent historians and economists. it's going to attraction relatively to first and moment 12 months collage scholars, yet can be appropriate for someone drawn to the heritage of the British economic climate.
Reprint of the per thirty days evaluate version of 1983, with a brand new epilogue, and foreword through Dan Boylan. Annotation copyright ebook information, Inc. Portland, Or.
- The Buyout of America: How Private Equity Will Cause the Next Great Credit Crisis
- Polish Economic Crisis: Background, Causes, and Aftermath
- Kashiwazaki, Japan, earthquake of July 16, 2007 : lifeline performance
- Small Loans, Big Dreams: How Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus and..
- Variegated Neoliberalism: EU varieties of capitalism and International Political Economy
- The Middle East in the World Economy, 1800-1914
Additional info for Africa's Connection to the Drug Trade (African Political, Economic, and Security Issues)
23 Africa remains one of the most promising regions of the world for future oil production. Proven reserves increased by 56 percent between 1996 and 2006, compared to 12 percent for the rest of the world. A third reason is that we have already witnessed-and I have spent considerable time in the war zones of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea documenting-the horrendous human tragedy of resource wars in West Africa. These range from the campaigns of mass amputation and systematic rape by the RUF and the brutality of the Taylor regime to the millions of displaced refugees and the destruction of civil society across the region.
A second development is the growing ability to move cocaine from the Colombian production sites, largely controlled by the self-declared Marxist 20 Farah Douglas Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia-FARC) or other non-state armed groups, through Venezuela with impunity. The government of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela has allowed the FARC, with whom Chávez has a deep and personal relationship,11 to establish routes through his country that greatly lessen the threat and the cost of moving cocaine.
S. Code Title 21 § 959. S. even though the drugs in question have not actually entered the United States. S. 38 Thomas M. C § 960a gives DEA an enforcement tool for narcoterrorism. Like Section 959, Section 960a gives DEA jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute extra-territorial offenses if a link between the drug offense and a specified act of terrorism or a terrorist organization can be established. Under this statute, the prescribed punishment is twice the punishment provided for the underlying drug offense.
Africa's Connection to the Drug Trade (African Political, Economic, and Security Issues) by Peyton E. Daniels