Combating Terrorism, Illicit Trafficking Needs More Agile, Non-Regulatory Tools
A global economy has empowered criminals and terrorists on a global scale, with growing consequences for both governments and the private sector. But U.S. exporters, in particular, can find opportunity in adversity. They stand to make big gains by helping pioneer innovative public-private solutions that complement traditional laws and regulations for confronting these complex global dynamics.
The Obama administration has issued the first in what it has signaled will be a series of announcements framing a more comprehensive approach to 21st century threats. In the President’s words, we’re entering a “new chapter in American foreign policy” in which the US will seek to “respond more nimbly to the changing threat of terrorism while addressing a broader set of priorities around the globe.”
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