The first in a new series of monthly intelligence briefings on transnational organised crime from Dr Mary Young. This month's spotlight on the Americas includes details of a drug smuggling trial of four French citizens that highlights corruption and human rights abuses in Dominican Republic’s judiciary.
Rehabilitating the war on drugs: Central America and the legalisation debate
The illicit drugs trade and the militarised government responses are the greatest threats to state and human security in the Americas. This policy briefing outlines a sustainable security alternative to the war on drugs.