Adm. Paul Zukunft

Adm. Paul Zukunft is the commandant of the United States Coast Guard.


Adm. Zukunft: Securing the Western Hemisphere

By Adm. Paul Zukunft 2017-07-10 21:16:49

Transnational organized crime is a $750 billion enterprise. Motivated by profit, criminal organizations drive widespread instability in South and Central America as they exploit vulnerable populations by trafficking drugs, children, bulk cash and weapons. Responding to the United States’ insatiable demand for illicit drugs, criminal organizations are the source for many of the challenges we see along our southwest and maritime borders, to include increased drug and immigration flows. As Commandant of the Coast Guard, I chair The Interdiction Committee...

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