Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis
April 7, 2016
Drug Trafficking Poses a Major Problem for Europe
SITUATION A European Union report published Tuesday, said the bloc’s citizens spend more than €24 billion ($27.3 billion) every year on illegal drugs such as cannabis and heroin. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction estimates that 22 million EU residents have used cannabis last year, generating about...
March 3, 2016
Drug Smuggling Caught in Southeast Asian Countries
SITUATION A total of 158 Nigerians are waiting to be executed over drug trafficking offenses in China, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia, the Nigerian Senate revealed on Tuesday. Senator Gbenga B. Ashafa noted that Malaysian authorities have again issued a strong statement that 40% of the foreigners being arrested from drug...
February 6, 2016
Nexus between Drug Trafficking and Terror Insurgency
SITUATION ‘The influence of drugs on global security and sustainable development is high,’ said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in an address at the Anti-Drug Conference in 2015. The stakes have soared across recent years, with illicit drug trafficking generating some $320 billion annually – funds that ultimately fuel violence...