Disrupt Drug Trafficking and Its Facilitation of Other Transnational Threats
Council, National Security, Hampton Roads International Security Quarterly
In recent years, new developments in technology and communications equipment have enabled TOC networks involved in drug trafficking and other illicit activities to plan, coordinate, and perpetrate their schemes with increased mobility and anonymity. As a result, many DTOs have developed into versatile, loose networks that cooperate intermittently but maintain their independence. They operate worldwide and employ sophisticated technology and financial savvy. These criminal networks bribe government officials and take advantage of weak border security and ill-equipped law enforcement to facilitate their operations. Along emerging trafficking routes, such as the transit route …
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Publication information: Article title: Disrupt Drug Trafficking and Its Facilitation of Other Transnational Threats. Contributors: Council, National Security - Author. Magazine title: Hampton Roads International Security Quarterly. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2012. Page number: 90+. © 2008 Hampton Roads International Security Quarterly. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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