Jamaica Policy

Flippa Mafia / Moggla, Busted In International Drug RingThe Drug trade and Jamaica’s national security
From Davor Bailey, 2013 (Edited)

In order to assess the notion that illegal drug trafficking or trade poses a security threat, we must first define what exactly illegal drug trade is and what security is.

The illegal drug trade is a global black market, dedicated to cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and sale of those substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws. (drugrehab.co.uk)

As for security, traditional realism views it purely in the military sense; however with the closer of the cold war, there as arisen some criticism to this view. What has occurred as a result is a shift from this narrow perception of security to a more multidimensional and expanded concept; what is known a neo-realism. Continue reading

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 17 Best images about Drug Trafficking on Pinterest | The ...DEA Congressional Testimony
May 15, 2001 [Excerpt]

Statement by: Donnie R. Marshall
Administrator
Drug Enforcement Administration

Before the: Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control

Date: May 15, 2001

Note: This document may not reflect changes made in actual delivery.

Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Biden, distinguished members of the Caucus: I am pleased to have this opportunity to appear before you today to discuss DEA’s strategy and role in combating drugs moving through the Transit Zone destined for the United States.

DEA’s primary function as an investigative law enforcement agency is to identify and dismantle the world’s most sophisticated drug distribution organizations. DEA’s role in interdiction efforts is crucial since the intelligence gained from these operations often provides the information needed to unveil the depth and magnitude of a drug trafficking organization’s abilities and intentions. Continue reading

Operation Buccaneer

OPERATION BUCCANEER
Date:
1974 October 8, 19:00 (Tuesday)

Canonical ID:
1974KINGST03637_b
Original Classification:
UNCLASSIFIED

Current Classification:
UNCLASSIFIED
Handling Restrictions
— N/A or Blank —

Character Count:
718
Executive Order:
— N/A or Blank —

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