Under the Radar: Airborne Arms Trafficking Operations in Africa

  title={Under the Radar: Airborne Arms Trafficking Operations in Africa},
  author={Kimberley L. Thachuk and Karen Saunders},
  journal={European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research},
Airborne illicit arms traffickers from the former Soviet space are resourceful and adaptable international criminals who have built complex air trafficking networks by successfully cultivating strategic connections in a number of geographically distant states. This paper examines the airborne arms trafficking operations of networks from former Soviet states which transfer weapons and ammunition to areas of conflict in Africa, embargoed African states, or those descending into conflict. As such… Expand
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