Articles

E.g., 2020-02
Title Abstract Author Volumesort ascending Issue Date Published Geography Subject Areas
The Latest in China’s Growing Spy Campaign against the U.S. On Friday September 27, 2019, U.S. citizen Xuehua “Edward” Peng was arrested in Hayward, California for providing classified U.S. security information to the Chinese government. ... Miranda Bannister 35 10 2019-10-23 China, United States Espionage
Sudan and the ICC: Time for a New Approach On April 11, Omar al-Bashir was deposed from the seat of the presidency by the army after almost five months of popular protests against his regime. A day later, the head of the Transitional... Evan Schleicher 35 7 2019-07-03 Sudan Genocide, International Criminal Court
More Sanctions Targeting Venezuela’s Maduro Regime On January 25, 2019, President Trump signed Executive Order 13857, yet again escalating economic sanctions targeting the regime of Nicolas Maduro.  This is the latest in a string of sanctions... Benjamin H. Flowe, Jr., John A. Ordway, Daniel Fisher-Owens, Babak Hoghooghi, Perry S. Bechky, Ray Gold, Jason A. McClurg and Michelle Turner Roberts 35 3 2019-03-09 United States, Venezuela Sanctions
Professor of Latin American Narcotics and Money Laundering Indicted for Money Laundering  On November 18, 2019, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of University of Miami Professor Bruce Bagley on charges of conspiracy to commit money... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-21 Money Laundering
The Deja Case Shows the Important Roles of NGOs and Data Analytics in Stopping Forest Crime In the aftermath of the Environmental Investigation Agency’s (EIA)  report and video on illegal logging and export of wood covered by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered... Bruce Zagaris 35 7 2019-07-26 Peru, United States Corruption, Environment, Financial Crimes
European Parliament Adopts More than 200 Recommendations Against Financial Crimes and Tax Evasion On March 26, 2019, the European Parliament adopted a detailed roadmap towards fairer and more effective taxation, as well as tackling financial crimes. The recommendations, adopted by 505 votes in... Michael Plachta 35 4 2019-03-30 European Union International Cooperation, Tax Enforcement
Ten Years of Police and Judicial Cooperation within European Union under the Lisbon Treaty On December 1, 2019, the new President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen marked the 10-year anniversary of the Treaty of Lisbon’s entry into force. December 1, 2019... Michael Plachta 35 12 2019-12-05 Treaties
A Comprehensive and Detailed Report on CIA Renditions Published In July 2019, a comprehensive report CIA Torture Unredacted was released.[1] It addresses an investigation into the CIA torture program and presents the combined findings from a four... Michael Plachta 35 8 2019-08-17 United Kingdom, United States Rendition
While DHS Calls for Cooperation with the Northern Triangle, President Trump Seeks to Cut Aid and Close the Border On March 28, 2019, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen signed, on behalf of the United States, a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on border security cooperation in Central America.... Bruce Zagaris 35 4 2019-04-20 El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States Border Security, Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Organized Crime
U.S. Indicts Two Chinese Hackers Associated with the Chinese Government for Global Campaigns to Steal Intellectual Property and Confidential Business Information On December 20, 2018,  Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein and other high-level U.S. officials announced the unsealing of an indictment charging Zhu Hua (朱华), aka Afwar, aka... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2018-12-29 China
Italy Arrests Russian and Italian Nations for Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets from U.S. Aviation Company On September 5, 2019, a United States court unsealed a criminal complaint,[1] charging a Russian and an Italian national for conspiring and attempting to steal trade secrets from a United... Bruce Zagaris 35 9 2019-09-09 France, Italy, Russia Espionage, Trade Crimes
U.S. Court Enforces Grand Jury Subpoena for N. Korean Sanctions Violations against Chinese Banks On April 30, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia unsealed an opinion issued on March 18, 2019, by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell enforcing grand jury subpoenas and an... Bruce Zagaris 35 5 2019-05-11 China, North Korea, United States Bank Secrecy, Money Laundering
China-Canada Extradition Tensions Increase as China Sentences Canadian to Death On January 14, 2019, diplomatic tensions between Canada and China increased as a Chinese court ordered the death penalty for a Canadian national.  The latter sentence appears to be an... Bruce Zagaris 35 1 2019-01-25 Canada, China, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
Council of Europe Adopts Resolution and Recommendation on the Protection of Whistle-blowers At its thirtieth sitting held on October 1, 2019, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted the Resolution and Recommendation on the protection of whistle-blowers. The... Michael Plachta 35 10 2019-10-08 Europe Whistle-blowing
Trump Administration Concludes Migration Enforcement Accords with Guatemala and Mexico On June 1 and 7, 2019, the Trump Administration concluded migration enforcement agreements with Guatemala and Mexico. On June 1, 2019, Kevin K. McAleenan, the acting secretary for the Department of... Bruce Zagaris 35 6 2019-06-14 Guatemala, Mexico, United States Human Trafficking, Immigration, International Cooperation
Bahraini Soccer Star and Refugee Hakeem Al-Araibi Released Amidst INTERPOL Red Notice Complications On February 12, 2019, Hakeem al-Araibi returned home to Australia, bringing to an end a three-month legal struggle involving Bahrain, Thailand, and Australia. The 25 year old soccer player, who was... Zarine Kharazian and Alex Psilakis 35 2 2019-02-23 Australia, Bahrain, Thailand Extradition, Human Rights, INTERPOL
U.S. Rearrests Former Argentine Naval Officer Charged in 16 Murders On October 25, 2019, U.S. Marshals Service arrested former Argentine naval officer Roberto Guillermo Brovo, 77, on charges in Argentina.  Bravo faces 16 aggravated homicide charges and three... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-10-29 Extradition
UN Report on the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi Reveals Fissures in the International Community On June 19, 2019, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report on the death of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi national and Washington Post reporter killed at the Saudi consulate in... Alex Psilakis 35 7 2019-07-03 Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United States Murder, United Nations
U.S. Repatriates Stolen Assets to the Kyrgyz Republic On February 26, 2019, the United States and Kyrgyz Republic announced the repatriation of $4,560,700 of stolen assets to the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic arising from the corruption and theft... Bruce Zagaris 35 3 2019-03-09 Kyrgyz Republic, United States Asset Forfeiture, Asset Seizure, Corruption
Mexico Extradites Alleged Barrio Azteca Shooter to U.S. on Charges re U.S. Consulate Murders in Juarez On November 14, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Mexico’s extradition of Jose Guadalupe Diaz Diaz, aka “Zorro,” an alleged shooter and member of the... Bruce Zagaris 35 11 2019-11-22 Extradition

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