• Publications
  • Influence
Drugs and Contemporary Warfare
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Drug Trafficking and International Security
  • P. Kan
  • Political Science
  • 18 July 2016
To say drug trafficking is destroying societies and undermining the legitimacy of states would be an understatement. Yet, despite tremendous social, economic, and political ramifications, traditionalExpand
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Mexico’s “Narco-Refugees”: The Looming Challenge for U.S. National Security
  • P. Kan
  • Political Science
  • 1 October 2011
Abstract : Since 2006, when Mexican president Felipe Calderon declared war on the drug cartels, there has been a rise in the number of Mexican nationals seeking political asylum in the United StatesExpand
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Criminal Sovereignty: Understanding North Korea's Illicit International Activities
Abstract : North Korea's criminal conduct-smuggling, trafficking, and counterfeiting - is well known, but the organization directing it is understudied or overlooked. Policymakers, military leaders,Expand
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Cartels at War: Mexico's Drug-Fueled Violence and the Threat to U.S. National Security
  • P. Kan
  • Political Science
  • 1 October 2012
Paul Rexton Kan demonstrates that the ongoing war in Mexico, now in its sixth year, is a mosaic war, with several wars occurring at once: cartels battle each other, cartels suffer violence withinExpand
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Malicious Peace: Violent Criminal Organizations, National Governments and Truces
  • P. Kan
  • Political Science
  • 18 April 2014
Truces among violent criminal organizations, like gangs and organized crime syndicates, which occur with national government support fall into a unique gap between understandings of crime andExpand
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Assessing Free and Fair Elections in Countries of Conflict. ACSC Quick-Look 05-10
Abstract : Establishing criteria for free and fair elections that grant political legitimacy to a winner in a country experiencing widespread and intense violence has always been controversial. ItExpand
Militias and the Future
This chapter examines why militias will be part of the international security landscape for the foreseeable future. Because of their persistence and dynamism, paramilitary groups need greaterExpand
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