Stimson in the News

Johan Bergenas is quoted in Government Security News on wildlife crime as a security threat

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Report: Cutting Poaching and Other Wildlife Crimes Will Squeeze Terrorist Funds

Governments around the world should work with each other,
non-profits, local residents, and the private sector to reduce poaching
and wildlife crimes that are funneling an estimated $19 billion annually
to terrorists and other criminals, according to a report from the Stimson Center, a Washington, DC-based think tank.

An
increased role by defense and security organizations, defense
contractors, and technology firms could also be particularly effective
at combatting the problem, according to the report, “Killing Animals,
Buying Arms: Setting the Stage for Collaborative Solutions to Poaching +
Wildlife Crime.”

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