Humphrey Fellow discusses Drug-Trafficking and Transnational Crime in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran
Umar Riaz, a 2010-2011 Humphrey Fellow from Pakistan, recently participated in a discussion about drug-trafficking and transnational crime. He is currently at The Stimson Center working on the “Managing Across Boundaries” project which “looks for innovative government response and smart public-private partnerships to mitigate security challenges.”
Riaz and Matt Aikins, an international freelance journalist, participated in a conversation about the impact and challenges of combatting drug trafficking. As Riaz noted, the police agencies must obey borders; the drug traffickers do not. He is a law enforcement officer most recently working in the Frontier Province as well as tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.
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