Combating terrorism and organized crime

The fight against IS

A Bundeswehr soldier training a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter

Political conflicts and failing state structures have provided a fertile breeding ground for the spread of the terrorist organisation IS in Iraq and Syria. The IS terrorists can only be pushed back with a broad-based strategy incorporating political, humanitarian, civilian and military measures. more

The fight against drugs as an ongoing major challenge

Drug-related crime oversteps bounds

Only by pooling international efforts can the global dimension of the drugs problem be tackled successfully. Within the framework of the United Nations, the EU as well as in other international bodies, Germany is promoting the fight against drug trafficking and drug abuse. more

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