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Transnational Threats Symposium: The Illicit Commons
CHDS, along with the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, the Near East and South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, cosponsored a four-day seminar on countering transnational threats and narcotics trade at the National Defense University. The symposium, which took place February 13–20, 2012, and focused on the increased flow of cocaine from South America, through West and North America, and into Europe.
Senior leaders attending the symposium: (from left to right) VADM William F. Landay III, Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency; Hon. William F. Wechsler, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats; Ambassador William M. Bellamy (ret), Director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies; and VADM Ann E. Rondeau, President of the National Defense University.
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