A Failed State Reverberates

A Failed State Reverberates

The Effects of Libya’s Lawlessness are Felt Throughout the Region and the World The year 2017 began the same way 2016 ended, with staggering numbers…

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Joining Hands Against Drugs

Joining Hands Against Drugs

Special Units in West Africa Bring Together Agencies to Share Information and Resources ADF STAFF Africa stands as a transit point in a global drug trafficking…

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Usalama Takes Aim at Traffickers

Usalama Takes Aim at Traffickers

A Continental Operation Backed by Interpol Results in 4,500 Arrests in Two Days ADF STAFF It was a dragnet operation on a continental level. Over the…

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Continental Cooperation

Continental Cooperation

A Conversation with Asan Kasingye, Uganda’s Director of Interpol Asan Kasingye is Uganda’s director of Interpol and International Relations. He also serves as assistant inspector general for…

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Ancient rivals, modern arms

Ancient rivals, modern arms

Clashes in Kenya Reveal the Need to Control Illegal Weapons ADF STAFF Cattle rustling is not new to northwest Kenya. For generations, it has been…

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World Watches as Africa Tries to Stop Poachers

World Watches as Africa Tries to Stop Poachers

Asian countries that have allowed the sale of ivory and rhino horn are feeling the heat. ADF STAFF China, the world’s largest market for ivory,…

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A Network of Misery

A Network of Misery

Human Trafficking Is a Global Problem, but One Program Provides Hope ADF STAFF When seasonal rains fall in Gloria Erobaga’s small village in Nigeria’s Edo…

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Corroded Trust

Corroded Trust

Trafficking Networks Can Destroy a State From Within ADF STAFF In the early 2000s, West Africa became the preferred point of entry for traffickers moving…

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AMISOM Pulls Somalia Toward Security

AMISOM Pulls Somalia Toward Security

The Multinational African Security Force Has Made Steady Gains Against al-Shabaab Terrorists ADF STAFF Baardheere in Somalia is a town known for its agricultural production. Its climate is…

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Calm but Fragile

Calm but Fragile

Brig. Gen. Sam Okiding of Uganda Says Conditions in Mogadishu Have Improved, but IEDs Remain a Threat ADF STAFF Brig. Gen. Sam Okiding of the…

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