Is the Drug Trade Really Bank-Rolling Terrorism?

I was really pleased to be interviewed, along with the always outstanding Vanda Felbab-Brown of Brookings and Virginia Comolli of IISS, by Max Daly from Vice News. We were asked to substantiate the rumours around narco terrorism. Is the Drug Trade Really Bank-rolling Terrorism? An Iranian police officer stands behind drugs seized from smugglers, in a…

Protecting Politics: Organised Crime’s infiltration into political systems

The Global Initiative teamed up International IDEA and Clingendael to produce a paper series known as ‘Protecting Politics’ which examines the different strategies by which organised crime infiltrates into political systems. With colleagues Marcena Hunter and Adam Rodriques, we were pleased to author and contribute to two of these papers: Deterring the influence of Organised Crime…