Trafficking

By: Alex Mantas


Drug Trafficking

Seized drug money and guns
Seized drug money and guns
Pablo Escobar
Pablo Escobar
Cartel thugs transporting Cannabis
Cartel thugs transporting Cannabis


http://www.angryharry.com/esWaronDrugs.htm
  • This article outlines how there is no positive side to the war on drugs, and criminalizing drugs has only bolstered criminal activity. This article is highly biased though because the author appears to be a strong supporter of medicinal and leisurely drug use.
http://drug-trafficking.wikispaces.com/Background+Info
  • This article gives a basic outline of what drug trafficking is in essence. It also outlines drug trafficking in some major countries such as Columbia, Mexico, and Afghanistan. There is bias in this article that indicates the author is against the drug trade. It's illustrated by the author's description that the money acquired by terrorist owners of opium fields in Afghanistan is used to buy weapons to kill American soldiers not just to defend their fields.

Human Trafficking

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http://www.scribd.com/doc/50015221/pros-and-cons-of-human-trafficking
  • This article illustrates how there are not many legitimate pros to human trafficking. The author of this article is biased against human trafficking although they present points in which it has a somewhat positive effect.
http://prostitution.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=000115
  • This article illustrates both pros and cons of human trafficking. The author of is not biased in either direction because it discusses both pros and cons of human trafficking.

Gun Trafficking

Confiscated arms in Nairobi, Kenya
Confiscated arms in Nairobi, Kenya
Guns seized by US Marshals
Guns seized by US Marshals

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ci-rc/reports-rapports/traf/index-eng.htm
  • This article discusses the effects of gun trafficking in Canada. It discusses all aspects of the trade in Canada. The author of this article is unbiased because it is a government document and therefore can not express any bias.
http://www.fas.org/asmp/campaigns/smallarms/IssueBrief3ArmsTrafficking.html
  • There is no viewpoint in this article it provides statistics and definitions for gun trafficking, and also reports on the prevalence of arms trades in the US as well as internationally. It is classified as a con because it shows how mainly first world countries are supplying third world countries with arms to war against each other.
http://www.helium.com/items/659067-is-it-possible-to-control-international-arms-trading
  • This article talks about how Russia has had control of their international arms market for almost two decades. It also discusses how our world is not in an economicallt stable enough position to eradicate the illegal arms trade.