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Review of United States narcotics control efforts in the Middle East and South Asia

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Review of United States narcotics control efforts in the Middle East and South Asia

hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, May 13 and May 22, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.,
  • Middle East.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- South Asia.,
    • Drug control -- Middle East.,
    • Drug control -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .F6 1986m
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 102 p. ;
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2345801M
      LC Control Number86603283

      The prior centuries of East Asia’s wide trade among its various kingdoms and with such outsiders as Indians, Arabs and Portuguese, would prove very interesting reading on its own. Trade between India and China involved Japan, Korea, Siam, Indochina, etc. Officially sanctioned piracy, far from extinct in today’s Asian seas, thrived. The Office of the Spokesperson releases statements, media notes, notices to the press and fact sheets on a daily basis. These are posted to our website as they are released throughout the day. Press Statement. Serbia National Day. Michael R. Pompeo Febru Special Briefing. Background Briefing with Senior State Department Officials.

      According to the book, the report of the International Committee of the Red Cross found that the methods used on Abu Zubaydah, the first major al Qaeda figure captured by the United States, were "categorically" torture, which is illegal under both United States law and international conventions to which the U.S. is a party. A copy of the report. world's largest producer of opium; poppy cultivation increased 63 percent, to , hectares in ; while eradication increased slightly, it still remains well below levels achieved in ; the crop yielded an estimated 9, mt of raw opium, a 88% increase over ; the Taliban and other antigovernment groups participate in and profit from the opiate trade, which is a key source of.

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Review of United States narcotics control efforts in the Middle East and South Asia by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Review of United States narcotics control efforts in the Middle East and South Asia: hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, May 13 and United States, (2) efforts by the United States to address this threat, and (3) the obstacles to counternarcotics strategies and programs in these regions.

You also expressed interest in the status of efforts to control the diversion of opium produced in India for use by U.S. pharmaceutical companies. Mexico has bilateral narcotics accords with 22 countries.

Colombia signed an additional agreement with Mexico in December to improve the exchange of information and technology to help fight drug trafficking. French Mandate rule in the Middle East was shaped by the intersection of international, transnational, nation-state, and local actors and constraints Egypt's unrelenting demand for coordinated anti-narcotics policing in the Eastern Mediterranean, and similar calls by the League of Nations, to which the mandate powers were accountable, forced.

The first time a Western power got soaked in the politics of oil in the Middle East was toward the end ofwhen British soldiers landed at Basra, in southern Iraq, to protect oil supplies from neighboring Persia.

At that time, the United States had little interest in Middle East oil or in any political designs on the region. The Money Laundering and Financial Crimes section of the Department of State’s International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) has been prepared in accordance with section of the Foreign Assistance Act ofas amended (the “FAA,” 22 U.S.C.

§ ). The INCSR is the 23rd annual report prepared pursuant to the Size: KB. Drug trafficking and the financing of terrorism. 21 November - Although the link between terrorism and other related crimes, such as drug trafficking, is evident and has been recognized by the United Nations Security Council, a thorough understanding is needed in order to develop solid strategies to prevent and disrupt these crimes.

Addressing over representatives ranging from policy leaders, police, customs, health providers, policy analysts, and academics, Mr. Douglas highlighted the rising threat of Southeast Asia synthetic drug, heroin, and precursor trafficking towards Australia, New Zealand and other countries like Japan.

Forthcoming in ‘ Transnat ional Crime in East and Southeast Asia’, East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Securi ty Perspectives, edited by Andrew T H Tan, Routledge, London. Islamic Jihad Union (IJU): aim(s): drive NATO forces out of Afghanistan and destabilize the country; overthrow the Government of Uzbekistan area(s) of operation: conducts attacks in collaboration with other extremist groups, including the Taliban and al-Qa'ida, against NATO.

The number of drug overdose deaths decreased by 4% from to Still more t people died from drug overdoses inmaking it a leading cause of injury-related death in the United States. Of those deaths, almost 70% involved a prescription or illicit opioid.

The domino theory was a Cold War policy that suggested a communist government in one nation would quickly lead to communist takeovers in neighboring states. Earlier this year The New York Times ran a series of exposes on opium production and heroin addiction in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Shan and Kachin states.

The United Nations estimates that Myanmar’s poppy cultivation has tripled since and takes up almostacres. Tanzania is experiencing an increase in narcotics consumption, the United States warned last week.

It attributed the rise to economic liberalisation and an upsurge in tourism, especially in Zanzibar. Efforts to Control Heroin U.S. funding of heroin control efforts accounts for a small portion of the overall international drug control budget.

ONDCP estimated that, during fiscal yearthe United States spent $ million on international heroin control activities, or about 14 percent of its international narcotics control budget.

The legacy of the US-funded war on drugs in Latin America is profound even as its impact has been temporary and geographically limited. Since the s, the US has spent more than a trillion.

International Narcotics Control Strategy Report Department of State publication: Contributors: United States. Department of State.

Bureau of International Narcotics Matters, United States. Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs: Publisher: The Bureau, Original from: the University of Virginia: Digitized: Mar United States foreign policy in the Middle East has its roots as early as the Barbary Wars in the first years of the U.S.'s existence, but became much more expansive after World War II.

American policy during the Cold War tried to prevent Soviet Union influence by supporting anti-communist regimes and backing Israel against Soviet-sponsored Arab countries. studies are from the Middle East and Central Asia and three are from East and Southeast Asia.

The case studies each represent a specific type of country related to the drug trade; each region has one case study that is primarily a producer of illicit narcotics, one case study that serves as a. The share of raw opium in total opiate seizures exceeded percent, a level not seen in almost twenty years.

Given the weight and bulk advantage of shipping opiates as either a fully or partially refined product (1/10 th the weight and bulk), it would seem that trafficking groups in Pakistan and Afghanistan have made a conscious decision to serve the large and growing market for opium in Iran.

The criminals and insurgents that operate the drug trade are making enormous windfalls from their work: the value of all consumed East and Southeast Asian heroin was estimated at $ billion USD inwith methamphetamine and amphetamine consumption valued at an additional $15 billion traffickers and their associates encompass a wide variety of individuals: ethnic .United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

The Money Laundering and Financial Crimes section provides further information on these countries/jurisdictions, as required by section of the FAA. Introduction. The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, Money Laundering and Financial Crimes.Drug Control: U.S.

Heroin Control Efforts in Southwest Asia and the Former Soviet Union (Briefing Report, 05/09/97, GAO/NSIADBR). Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the extent of the opium and heroin production threat in Southwest Asia, Russia, and the Central Asian Republics; (2) efforts by the United States to address this threat; (3) the obstacles.