War / Guerre

Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade

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Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade

Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy World Politics Review, 25 October 2011.   From the early 1950s until 1990, when Afghanistan’s opium production surpassed that of Myanmar, most of the world’s illicit opium originated in mainland Southeast Asia. This is partly because the region’s rugged hills and mountains, heavy monsoon rains and lack of
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Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere

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Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere

Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy International Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 68 N° 3, pp. 373-379.   Abstract Prohibition attempts have failed for over a century, as the case of Afghanistan shows. There are many and complex reasons for this. Illicit opium production has benefited from synergies
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Production de cannabis et de haschich au Maroc : contexte et enjeux

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Production de cannabis et de haschich au Maroc : contexte et enjeux

Production de cannabis et de haschich au Maroc : contexte et enjeux Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy L’espace politique, N° 4 (Varia), 2008, pp. 5-19.   Résumé : Le Maroc serait, selon les Nations unies, le premier producteur et exportateur mondial de haschich. La région septentrionale du Rif abrite en effet des dizaines de milliers d’hectares de cultures de cannabis
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Production illicite d’opium et sécurité globale en Afghanistan

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Production illicite d’opium et sécurité globale en Afghanistan

Production illicite d’opium et sécurité globale en Afghanistan Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Sécurité globale, N° 2, Février 2008, pp. 131-143.   Résumé La longue crise afghane et ses multiples rebondissements ont été accompagnés par la croissance progressive de la production illicite d’opium dans le pays. D’une centaine de tonnes au début des années 1970, la production a augmenté
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Agricultural Drug Economies: Cause or Alternative to Intra-State Conflicts?

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Agricultural Drug Economies: Cause or Alternative to Intra-State Conflicts?

Agricultural Drug Economies: Cause or Alternative to Intra-State Conflicts? Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-Prodig), Laurent Laniel (Inhes) [1] Crime, Law and Social Change, Vol. 48, N° 3-5, December 2007, pp. 133-150    Abstract: Through case studies selected among the world’s main drug-producer countries and regions (Afghanistan, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Morocco, Peru, and West Africa) this paper depicts
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Drug Trafficking

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Drug Trafficking

Drug Trafficking Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy S.C. Tucker (Ed), The Encyclopedia of the Cold War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2007, Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO, pp. 339-441.   The Cold War played a direct and prominent role in the production and trafficking of illicit drugs. Indeed, the financing of many anti-Communist covert operations, such as those led
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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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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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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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