The Greater Mekong Sub-Region is threatened by illicit drug production, consumption, and trafficking. I review the trends in these concerns and also assess regional cooperation in drug control. I analyze some of the main barriers to combating drug trafficking, before suggesting a set of priorities for bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
Drug Production, Consumption, and Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region
Hai Thanh Luong is an Honorary Principal Research Fellow at the Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Transnational Drug Trafficking across the Vietnam-Laos Border (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019). Email: <email@example.com>
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Hai Thanh Luong; Drug Production, Consumption, and Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region. Asian Survey 1 August 2019; 59 (4): 717–737. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.717
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