World Factbook Deluxe Version
A deluxe version of the CIA World Factbook


Transnational Issues

Disputes - international

The Gambia and Guinea-Bissau attempt to stem separatist violence, cross border raids, and arms smuggling into their countries from southern Senegal's Casamance region

Refugees and internally displaced persons

refugees (country of origin): 13,687 (Mauritania) (2015)
IDPs: 24,000 (clashes between government troops and separatists in Casamance region) (2015)

Illicit drugs

transshipment point for Southwest and Southeast Asian heroin and South American cocaine moving to Europe and North America; illicit cultivator of cannabis

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