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By Paul Rexton Kan

Global drug trafficking intersects with an unlimited array of overseas protection concerns starting from struggle and terrorism to migration and kingdom balance. greater than simply one other merchandise at the overseas safeguard time table, drug trafficking actually exacerbates threats to nationwide and foreign safeguard. during this mild, the ebook argues that worldwide drug trafficking shouldn't be taken care of as one overseas protection factor between many. relatively, because of the specified nature of the exchange, unlawful medicinal drugs have made key threats to nationwide and overseas defense extra advanced, sturdy, and acute. Drug trafficking as a result makes conventional understandings of overseas safeguard inadequate.

Each bankruptcy examines how drug trafficking impacts a selected protection factor, corresponding to rogue international locations, vulnerable and failing states, protracted intrastate conflicts, terrorism, transnational crime, public well-being, and cyber protection. whereas a few texts see drug trafficking as a world possibility in itself, others position it lower than the subject of transnational prepared crime, arguing that the threats emanate from felony teams. This e-book, nonetheless, offers an intensive knowing of ways an enormous array of threats to foreign protection are exacerbated through drug trafficking.

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