We spend a lot of time researching migrant smugglers and talking to governments about migrant smuggling. We have noticed that most commentary on migrant smuggling unknowingly combines conflicting assumptions.
The link below takes you to a brief that aims to untangle different perspectives on migrant smuggling, in order to clarify analytical and political options. The brief begins by thinking about smuggling in general, then moves through three different perspectives on migrant smuggling, along with their implications.
Most readers take approximately 20 minutes to read the briefing. Start briefing.