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Drug Trafficking in the Pacific Islands: The Impact of Transnational Crime
February 16, 2022, Lowy Institute
There is very little substantive research on transnational crime in the Pacific Islands so this just-published analysis by Jose L Sousa-Santos informed by interviews with those affected fills a critically important gap according to Anna Powles. The Pacific has become a lucrative drug corridor, driven by cartels, criminal organizations, and local gangs. Regional states and traditional partners must act rapidly and adaptively in response.
Read the full publication here: https://www.lowyinstitute.org/publications/drug-trafficking-pacific-islands-impact-transnational-crime?fbclid=IwAR06HY5vJmD-XbDhHv1ScX9sSnIkYFsx6GNJR5zAvyIYxL-E33DXBn90Eo8