Black Axe Criminal Mobility
As borders have become more porous, criminal mobility has become more accessible, contributing to transnational crime. Let’s assess the push and pull factors contributing to Nigeria’s Black Axe migration to South Africa.
Innovative Ways of Trafficking Drugs Across Borders
A recent article on innovative, yet failed, ways of trafficking drugs sheds light on operational methods of moving illicit goods.
Exploring Terrorism and (E)motives
Research has been conducted on international terrorism and e(motives) that drive them. Read student insights on existential motivations.
Misleading Interpretations: Ambiguity of Numbers and Statistics
The ambiguity of numbers and statistics has the potential for misleading interpretations, as is evident in the case of seizing and interdicting drugs at and beyond U.S. borders. Why is measuring interdiction “success” politically tricky?
Representation of Nigeria’s Black Axe Criminal Organization: Mafia, Cult, or Confraternity?
In the past decade, the Black Axe has become one of the most powerful and deadly criminal groups originating from Nigeria, with a presence throughout Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America - but how does the media represent the group?
Do We Need an International Standard to Measure Crime?
Considering the different culture and religions in the world. Does the global community need an international standard to measure crime?
Does the ICC Deter International Terrorism?
Do you believe that the ICC could serve as a deterrent to international terrorism? Discover reasons against this suggestion.
The United States and the International Criminal Court (ICC)
Why do you believe the United States has decided against submitting to the international criminal court’s jurisdiction? Learn more about the ICC and the need for collaboration.
Impact of Transnational Organized Crime on the US Criminal Justice System
How, if at all, do Transnational Organized Criminals affect the US criminal Justice System?
An International Approach to Genocide and Mass Violence
Do you believe criminologists need to take an ‘internationalist’ perspective toward criminological research on topics such as genocide and mass violence?