Sidhu Moose Wala, who was killed while driving his car in Punjab state, was not travelling with his bodyguards and left his bullet-proof vehicle at home, according to police.
Attempts to dissuade Bashar al Assad from flooding the region with narcotics will be met with intransigence, underlined by deniability and theatricality.
Narco-traffickers defied Covid-19 and now look set to reach new heights, as the stars are aligning for a further expansion of their trade.
In addition to more widespread availability and higher purity, the pandemic has pushed the narcotics trade to become more creative in its distribution.
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