Monthly intelligence briefing on transnational organised crime from Dr Mary Young. This month includes the task force the Australian government has launched to combat the crystal meth epidemic in the country, how El Salvador is struggling to cope with the collapse of the truce between the MS-13 and Calle 18 gangs, discussion of transnational organised crime by leaders at the US-CARICOM summit in Jamaica, and more.
Tag: El Salvador
The weekly briefing, 17 March 2014
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. Libyan prime minister flees the country, Crimea votes to join Russia, Norway calls on Nordic neighbours to join NATO, and more.
The weekly briefing, 10 February 2013
Political and security risk updates from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. Muslim civilians flee Central African Republic capital, ex-guerrilla leader takes lead in El Salvador presidential election, violent protests spread across Bosnia-Herzegovina, and more.
Press release: Rehabilitating the war on drugs
Open Briefing has today published a policy briefing calling for the decriminalisation and legalisation of drugs in Central America as part of an alternative strategy to the war on drugs ...
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.