1 edition of International narcotics trafficking found in the catalog.
International narcotics trafficking
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
|LC Classifications||KF26 .G674 1981c|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 630 p. :|
|Number of Pages||630|
|LC Control Number||82601605|
Governments which perceive drug trafficking and organized crime as security crises have turned to the United States for support, while others denounce U.S. cooperation as imperialism. Since Mexico in joined Colombia in waging a full-out war against local drug cartels—both with significant support from the United States—the costs of the. I appear before you today to testify on the nexus between international drug trafficking and terrorism, commonly referred to as narco-terrorism. As the tragic events that occurred on Septem so shockingly demonstrated, terrorist organizations and the dependence on and relation of some of these organizations to international drug.
In , the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations began investigating drug trafficking from Central and South America and the Caribbean to the United States. The investigation was conducted by the Sub-Committee on Terrorism, Narcotics, and International Operations, chaired by Senator John Kerry, so its final report was known. The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws. Most jurisdictions prohibit trade, except under license, of many types of drugs through the use of drug prohibition laws.
NARCOTICS SANCTIONS PROGRAM. This document is explanatory only and does not have the force of law. Executive Order , applicable laws and the implementing Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions Regulations (31 C.F.R. Part ), against narcotics traffickers centered in Colombia as well as the. Mexico is the heart of the global drug trade. While in the past, Colombia was considered the epicenter of drug trafficking, in the s Mexico took on an ever-growing role, caused by the fall of.
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Each chapter examines how drug trafficking affects a certain security issue, such as rogue nations, weak and failing states, protracted intrastate conflicts, terrorism, transnational crime, public health, and cyber security.
This book provides an understanding of how an array of threats to international security are exacerbated by drug trafficking.
Many recent books have dealt with the cocaine trade; most concentrate on the Colombian drug cartels or the effect of drugs on society. Rice now adds to the literature with a fascinating and detailed account of some white-collar workers in the trade: the pilots of the Air America company who flew cocaine from Colombia to the United States for /5(15).
In this light, the book argues that global drug trafficking should not be treated as one international security issue among many. Rather, due to the unique nature of the trade, illegal drugs 5/5(1).
Page - Gelbard is the Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. Appears in 28 books from Page - Special agents employed by the US Department of Treasury work for the US Customs Service; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; the US Secret Service; and the Internal Revenue Service.
The author tests this rational design paradigm on four recent anti-trafficking efforts: narcotics, money laundering, conflict diamonds, and small arms. She sheds light on the International narcotics trafficking book why policymakers sometimes adopt suboptimal design solutions and unearths a nascent trend toward innovative forms of international cooperation which transcend the Cited by: The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) is an annual report by the Department of State to International narcotics trafficking book prepared in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act.
It describes the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is the independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body for the implementation of the United Nations international drug control conventions.
It was established in in accordance with the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, Almost all of the illicit drugs causing the unprecedented rise in American deaths from drug overdoses are produced outside the United States.
In order to achieve sustainable long-term solutions to the security challenges present by the illicit drug trade, INL programs build partner capacity to identify and exploit vulnerabilities at each level of the international supply chain.
Introduction. The global illegal drug trade is massive in scope with sweeping consequences for the developed and developing world.
With an estimated annual value of between $ billion and $ billion, international drug trafficking dwarfs the value of. Tracing the evolution of international drug control law sincethis book explores the tensions between the regime's self-described humanitarian aspirations and its suppression of a common human behaviour as a form of 'evil'.Cited by: 3.
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Most drug enforcement is local, but the international and interstate nature of the drug trade has gradually resulted in more federal involvement.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), created inis responsible for enforcing federal laws and policies and. UNODC and the response to drugs.
UNODC is the United Nations agency with a mandate to support countries in the implementation of three UN conventions on drugs: • Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs ofas amended by the protocol • Convention on Psychotropic Substances of Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section (NDDS) Our mission is to reduce the supply of illegal drugs in the United States by investigating and prosecuting priority national and international drug trafficking groups and by providing sound legal, strategic and policy guidance in support of that end.
Get this from a library. Drug trafficking and international security. [Paul Rexton Kan] -- Global drug trafficking intersects with a vast array of international security issues ranging from war and terrorism to migration and state stability.
More than just another item on the international. Drug trafficking is a key part of this research. Further information can be found in the yearly World Drug Report. At current levels, world heroin consumption ( tons) and seizures represent an annual flow of tons of heroin into the global heroin market.
In this light, the book argues that global drug trafficking should not be treated as one international security issue among many. Rather, due to the unique nature of the trade, illegal drugs have made key threats to national and international security more complex, durable, and acute/5(4).
Long before Mexico, Colombia, and Afghanistan became notorious for their contributions to the global drug traffic, Lebanon was a special target of U.S. drug agents for harboring the world's greatest single transit port in the international traffic in narcotics.
In the words of one American official, certain of the largest traffickers are so influential politically, and certain highly placed.
Library of Congress – Federal Research Division Narcotics Trafficking Organizations as Businesses 3. Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S.
Department of State, “International Narcotics Control Strategy Report,” Washington: March HVI Yet many former mobsters and mob historians claim his family was among those most involved in narcotics trafficking. The forming of a partnership From October 10 to 14, Joseph Bonanno chaired an important meeting between Sicilian-American mobsters and Sicilian Mafiosi.
Get this from a library! Controlling international narcotics production and trafficking. [Jon R Thomas; United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.]. Volume 1 of the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (March issuance) provides an overview of actions taken during the previous year by the governments of nearly 70 countries to reduce illicit drug production, trafficking, and use.
This global challenge bears more direct impact on the health and safety of Americans than at any time in our history. Drug trafficking and organized crime in the Americas: Major t rends in the twenty-first century, Woodrow Wilson international Center for Scholars, Bartilow, Horace A. and Eom, : Cristina Petcu.