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Stimson’s Partners in Prevention Task Force is cited in Maritime Executive

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Market Incentives Key to 21st-Century Security

A senior-level Stimson Center task force of industry leaders and national security experts has endorsed seven steps to close security gaps in global trade by better leveraging market incentives. Targeted at US government and private sector stakeholders, the recommendations will be unveiled today at an event co-hosted by the Stimson Center and the National Foreign Trade Council. Senior White House counterterrorism advisor Rand Beers will address an audience of private sector, government, and nonprofit representatives.

“Globalization has improved the lot of billions of people. But it also has empowered criminals and terrorists on a global scale,” said Jay Cohen (RADM, USN, Ret), who chaired the Partners in Prevention Task Force. “Illicit trafficking will continue to exploit gaps in global trade unless government and industry adapt through mutually supportive steps.”

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