Why the World Should Support Taiwan’s Participation in Interpol as an Observer
By Chou Yew-woei
Taiwan’s capacity to combat transnational crimes such as terrorism and human trafficking is severely hampered by its lack of access to real-time criminal intelligence shared through Interpol.
UN Report Details Massive Scale of Southeast Asia’s ‘Scamdemic’
By Sebastian Strangio
The region's multibillion-dollar cyber-scam industry is being supported by "one of the largest coordinated trafficking in persons operations in history."
Understanding North Korea’s Fuel Smuggling Networks in East Asia
By Ankit Panda
How does North Korea keep fueling its military and other needs?
How Asian Drug-Trafficking Networks Operate in Europe
By Timothy L. Quintero
Recent Sam Gor arrests in Europe reveal the transcontinental reach of the drug syndicate.
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increasing Crime and Terrorism?
By Philip Dubow
Xi Jinping’s signature strategy will have unintended global consequences unless China changes its approach.
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
By Roderic Broadhurst
Yet governments are looking the other way.
The U.S. Military and Undercurrents in Asia-Pacific Security
By Jon P. Cheatwood
Transnational crime is just one of the new challenges the U.S. military must consider in the rebalance to Asia.
ASEAN’s Transnational Crime Networks
By Philip Heijmans
New infrastructure within the region may be facilitating cross-border crime.
A Surge in Southeast Asian Transnational Crime?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Officials worry a borderless ASEAN could complicate their efforts to tackle transnational crime.
The Rise of Wildlife Trafficking in the Pacific
By Bianca De Bortoli
Transnational criminal networks are wreaking havoc on the regional environment. Can they be stopped?