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Alpers, Philip. 2015 ‘Pacific Neighbours Tend to Be Good Friends.’ The Pacific Region Lives Up to its Name with Disarming Success. Melbourne: The Conversation. 26 February
Pacific Neighbours Tend to Be Good Friends
Granted, Pacific neighbours all tend to be good friends, with no nearby conflict zones or arms-trafficking routes. Organised crime, cocaine and opium cultivation have not thrived.
Aside from a post office worker importing a couple of hundred Glock pistols for Australian criminals, no interdiction agency can point to a sizeable shipment of illegal small arms or ammunition reaching this region since the 1980s…