Jane’s Intelligence Review

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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Opium ban risks greater insecurity for Wa in Myanmar

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Opium ban risks greater insecurity for Wa in Myanmar

Opium ban risks greater insecurity for Wa in Myanmar Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review February 2004, Vol. 16 n° 2, pp. 39-41 The United Wa State Party has pledged to crack down on opium production in northeast Myanmar. However, as Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy reports, ridding the area of opium without providing alternative income sources could be
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Opiate smuggling routes from Afghanistan to Europe and Asia

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Opiate smuggling routes from Afghanistan to Europe and Asia

Opiate smuggling routes from Afghanistan to Europe and Asia Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review – March 1, 2003 Vol. 15 N° 03, March 2003, pp. 32-35. Despite the fall of the Taliban and attempts to reintegrate Afghanistan into the international community, the country remains the world’s main source of opiates – opium, morphine and heroin
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New drug trafficking routes in Southeast Asia

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New drug trafficking routes in Southeast Asia

New drug trafficking routes in Southeast Asia Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review – July 2, 2002 Vol. 14 N° 7, July 2002, pp. 32-34 The last decade has seen two main trends in opiate production and trafficking in Southeast Asia: concentration of opium poppy cultivation in Myanmar and diversification of the drug trafficking routes from
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Drugs and war destabilise Thai-Myanmar border region

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Drugs and war destabilise Thai-Myanmar border region

Drugs and war destabilise Thai-Myanmar border region Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Jane’s Intelligence Review – April 1, 2002 Vol. 14 N° 4, April 2002, pp. 33-35. The upsurge in methamphetamine use in Thailand is significantly increasing and contributing to regional conflict as the Thai military takes on the producers and smugglers. Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy reports. In November 2000,
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