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Production agricole de drogues illicites et conflictualités intra-étatiques : dimensions économiques et stratégiques

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Production agricole de drogues illicites et conflictualités intra-étatiques : dimensions économiques et stratégiques

Production agricole de drogues illicites et conflictualités intra-étatiques : dimensions économiques et stratégiques  Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-Prodig), Laurent Laniel (Inhes) [1] Les Cahiers de la sécurité, n° 62, troisième trimestre 2006, pp. 223-253   Résumé: À travers des cas d’étude choisis parmi les principales régions productrices de drogues illicites au monde (Afghanistan, Afrique de l’Ouest, Birmanie, Bolivie, Colombie,
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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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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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Myanmar’s Wa: Likely losers in the opium war

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Myanmar’s Wa: Likely losers in the opium war

Myanmar’s Wa: Likely losers in the opium war Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Asia Times, January 24, 2003. Illicit opium production occurs predominantly in Asia, although opium and heroin are also being increasingly produced in Colombia and Mexico. While post-Taliban Afghanistan has regained its position as the first producer of illicit opium in the world (see The ironies
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Drug Production and Trade

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Drug Production and Trade

Drug Production and Trade Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Shepard Krech III, J.R. McNeill, and Carolyn Merchant (Editors) Encyclopedia of World Environmental History, New York, Routledge, 1344 p. Volume 1, pp. 347-350.    (This text has undergone slight revision since its original publication)   Since the first drugs – psychoactive substances that alter states of consciousness or increase
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The ironies of Afghan opium production

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The ironies of Afghan opium production

The ironies of Afghan opium production Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Asia Times, September 17, 2003   Driven by war, poverty and chaos, Afghanistan’s opium production in the wake of the ouster of the Taliban regime is dramatically increasing and seems to be the only avenue by which many Afghans can make a living. Indeed, in a country
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Taliban’s Drug Dilemma: Opium Production vs. International Recognition

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Taliban’s Drug Dilemma: Opium Production vs. International Recognition

Taliban’s Drug Dilemma: Opium Production vs. International Recognition Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy The Central Asia – Caucasus Analyst Wednesday / December 8, 1999 Central Asia – Caucasus Institute Johns Hopkins University’s Nitze School of Advanced International Studies   The Taliban government sees its long awaited international recognition more than ever compromised by the dramatic increase in Afghanistan’s
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Opium. Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy

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Opium. Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy

Opium. Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy March 2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge (ISBN: 978-0674051348 ). 256 pages, 10 maps, 9 photos. All rights reserved © 2010 Harvard University Press Buy from Amazon.com September 2009, I.B. Tauris, London (ISBN: 978-1845119737). 248 pages, 10 maps, 9 photos. All rights reserved © 2009 I.B. Tauris
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