Political and security risk updates from around the world. This week: Colombian government and FARC sign final peace agreement, ending 52 years of conflict; over 1,800 people killed in crackdown on drugs since the Philippines new president took office seven weeks ago; anti-Mugabe protests turn violent in Zimbabwean capital; and more.
Tag: war on drugs
The monthly briefing, May 2015: Increasing pressure from United States risks China hastening land reclamation projects, Hungary’s far-right party on the rise, Syrian rebels make significant gains in government territory
Political and security risk updates from Open Briefing and Bradburys Global Risk Partners. This month: increasing pressure from United States risks China hastening land reclamation projects to cement territorial claims in South China Sea; Hungary’s far-right party on the rise; Syrian rebels make significant gains in government territory but Islamic State poses looming threat; and more.
Transnational organised crime monthly briefing, December 2014: Spotlight on the Americas
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.
The weekly briefing, 6 October 2014: Violence escalates in Libya, Hong Kong pro-democracy protests continue, British aid worker beheaded by Islamic State
Political and security risk updates from Open Briefing and Bradburys Global Risk Partners. Violence escalates in Libya as rival ‘governments’ vie for military and political dominance, Hong Kong pro-democracy protests continue despite violence against demonstrators, British aid worker Alan Henning beheaded by Islamic State in Syria, 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.