In a previous Strategic Insights article [issue no.31, March 2011] there was a focus on increasing use of maritime shipping containers by drug traffickers pointing to their use as a transport method. This raised the quetion of the extent to which counterterrorism efforts that have raised security levels in ports, as part of a general heightening of security levels. This article questions whether current counterterrorism arrangements on the landside of ports can be effective tools against the presence of organised crime.
Field of Research
160206 Private Policing and Security Services
Socio Economic Objective
810107 National Security
HERDC Research category
C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal