As the FBI adapts to effectively address threats from global terrorism it seeks to act as a global security, national security, and law enforcement organization. Join Robert S. Mueller to discuss the efforts of the FBI to fulfill this mission in partnership with its counterparts around the world, and the citizens it serves.
A global naval coalition has failed to halt Somali-based piracy. More effective would be a broader approach to maritime policing that integrates African authorities, writes CFR's Michael L. Baker.
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This New York Times Magazine piece investigates how the world's most powerful drug traffickers run their billion-dollar business.
Southern Pulse applies organizational models to the discussion of organized crime in Mexico, describing its structural similarities to government and its inherent flaws.
This report examines the growing threat of transnational organized crime to U.S.
national security and global stability, outlines the U.S. response to international crime, and examines likely Congressional concerns related to U.S. efforts to combat
A new multimedia resource from CFR's International Institutions and Global Governance program reveals gaps in multilateral efforts to combat transnational organized crime.
"Flanked by the coca-producing countries of the Andes and the world's leading consumer of illegal drugs—the United States—Central America is a strategic choke point for illicit trade," writes Michael Shifter, president of Inter-American Dialogue, in a Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Special Report, Countering Criminal Violence in Central America.
Janine Davidson discusses the global ramiffications of the MH17 downing and suggests actions the international community must take against Russia.
Writing in USA Today, Janine Davidson assesses the global impact of the MH17 tragedy. She argues that, in order to resolve the Ukrainian crisis, the United States must take a harder line against Russia. This will entail a mix of NATO response, economic sanctions, and international pressure.
The United States should establish a rehabilitation center in Yemen for repatriated Guantanamo Bay detainees, writes Charles Berger.
Matthew Waxman argues that closing the facility would cause the Obama administration to spend a great deal of political capital, but would actually leave some of the most difficult issues unresolved.
Joel D. Hirst says the Obama administration must move with urgency to secure the extradition of Walid Makled García "el Turco" from Colombia to the United States.
John B. Bellinger III discusses the anniversary of the Geneva Conventions and argues that the United States should use its political capital to clarify the Conventions and make them applicable to modern warfare.
Michael J. Gerson discusses the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army Leader, Joseph Kony; his crimes against humanity; and the quest to find him.
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