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Drug production and state stability

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Drug production and state stability

Drug production and state stability Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-PRODIG), Laurent Laniel (INHES) Secrétariat général de la défense nationale (SGDN), Centre d’études et de recherches internationales (CERI), Paris, Mai 2006 – May 2006   Foreword   Perceptions of security shared by our states have widened to take into account less traditional threats such as terrorism, arms proliferation, and
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Production de drogue et stabilité des Etats

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Production de drogue et stabilité des Etats

Production de drogue et stabilité des Etats Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-PRODIG), Laurent Laniel (INHES) Secrétariat général de la défense nationale (SGDN), Centre d’études et de recherches internationales (CERI), Paris, Mai 2006 – May 2006 Préface La perception que nos Etats entretiennent de la sécurité s’élargit pour prendre en compte des menaces moins traditionnelles telles que le terrorisme,
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Moroccan Roll

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Moroccan Roll

Moroccan Roll Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy High Times, June 2006, pp. 58, 59, 60, 62. A geographer and research fellow at the CNRS in France, Dr. Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy spent years studying opium production in Asia—from Afghanistan to Burma—before visiting Morocco to observe how cannabis and hashish production compares with opium farming. He traveled through the Rif Mountains
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Afghan opium: License to kill

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Afghan opium: License to kill

Afghan opium: License to kill Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Asia Times, February 1, 2006.   In June 1906, Charles Henry Brent, the first Protestant Episcopal Church bishop of the Philippines and a staunch opponent of the opium trade, wrote to president Theodore Roosevelt to ask for the United States to call an international conference to enforce anti-opium
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Morocco’s smuggling rackets: hashish, people and contraband

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Morocco’s smuggling rackets: hashish, people and contraband

Morocco’s smuggling rackets: hashish, people and contraband Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review, December 2005, Vol. 17 n° 12, pp. 40-43.   Trans-Mediterranean drug trafficking from Morocco has grown in line with European consumption, but now also provides the infrastructure for smuggling people and consumer goods. Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy reports. (Part one: Morocco said to produce nearly
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Morocco said to produce nearly half of the world’s hashish supply

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Morocco said to produce nearly half of the world’s hashish supply

Morocco said to produce nearly half of the world’s hashish supply Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review, November 2005, Vol. 17 n° 11, pp. 32-35.   In the first of two reports on hashish production and trafficking in the Rif area of Morocco, Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy examines the cultural, political and economic factors that have engendered cannabis
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The dangers of opium eradication in Asia

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The dangers of opium eradication in Asia

The dangers of opium eradication in Asia Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review, January 2005, Vol. 17 n° 1, pp. 26-27.   Campaigns to eradicate opium in Afghanistan, Myanmar and Laos risk being counterproductive in the mid-term as prices are driven up and rural poverty is exacerbated, leading to displacement of production rather than eradication. Pierre-Arnaud
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Drugs and the Financing of Terrorism

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Drugs and the Financing of Terrorism

Drugs and the Financing of Terrorism By Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy  Terrorism Monitor,Volume 2, Issue 20, October 21, 2004. The financing of terrorism through illicit drug trafficking has been touted as a major problem since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Indeed, during the last decade, Afghanistan has been the most important opium producing country in
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Drogues illicites, territoire et conflits en Afghanistan et en Birmanie

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Drogues illicites, territoire et conflits en Afghanistan et en Birmanie

Drogues illicites, territoire et conflits en Afghanistan et en Birmanie Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy [1] Hérodote n° 112, Géopolitique des drogues illicites (Numéro coordonné par Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy et Laurent Laniel), 1er trimestre 2004. La Découverte, pp. 84-104.   Résumé: Le Triangle d’Or (Birmanie, Laos, Thaïlande) et le Croissant d’Or (Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan), les deux principaux espaces de production
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De la géopolitique des drogues illicites

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De la géopolitique des drogues illicites

De la géopolitique des drogues illicites Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy et Laurent Laniel [1] Hérodote n° 112, Géopolitique des drogues illicites (Numéro coordonné par Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy et Laurent Laniel), 1er trimestre 2004. La Découverte, pp. 7-26.   « Clairement, avec les drogues, nous est révélée la morale des hommes. Mieux qu’à l’aide de magiques industries, de la lecture des
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