Prisons and Terrorism Radicalization
Prisons and terrorism radicalization are closely connected. Discover some ways in which prisons matter during the radicalization process.
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.
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?