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Unformatted text preview: (Week 10b) Naim- the five wars of globalization The Five Wars of Globalization Summary 5 types of global wars governments are fighting against: Illegal international trade in drugs, arms, intellectual property, people, and money o Globalization, stronger economic and political linkages, and the information revolution has strengthened these criminal networks o These criminal networks stronger today than ever o Governments are losing the war Drugs: o Many countries reporting increase in drug usage o Bolivian and Peruvian governments worked hard to eradicating coca plantations= plantations moved to Columbia. U.S send troops to Columbia to stop coca production, but there is more coca being produced in Columbia, Peru, and Bolivia now than there was 10 years ago. o Median price of a gram of cocaine in U.S. has fallen from $152 to $112 Arms Trafficking: o Only 18 million of 550 million (3%) of small arms and light weapons in world used by government, military, and police forces o Illegal weapons responsible for 1,000 deaths a day (80% of them being...
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- Fall '07