Stimson in the News

Johan Bergenas is quoted extensively in Voice of America on poaching and terrorism

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There’s an
expanding front on the war against terrorism. The U-S recently launched a
10-million dollar initiative to help combat animal poaching in Africa. Money
from the illegal trade in animal products may be supporting various militant
groups on the continent. But one expert says the U-S initiative alone won’t be
enough to solve the problem.

Johan Bergenas said
current anti-poaching efforts have not been successful in stopping the
slaughter of thousands of animals every year.

“Poaching as a transnational criminal activity is of course not new. We have
seen an increased level of killing of defenseless animals over the last 12 to
18 months.”

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