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Threat posed by the convergence of organized crime, drug trafficking, and terrorism

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Threat posed by the convergence of organized crime, drug trafficking, and terrorism

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, ... Congress, second session, December 13, 2000

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Terrorism and Organized Crime 67 whereas terrorists strive for publicity. In connection with this (as discussed be-low) the motivation or purpose is also different. 2. Preparation / Facilitation Terrorists must frequently break the law in order to prepare or facilitate at-tacks. Offences here can include arms trafficking, forgery, immigration Cited by: 2. The Threat Posed from the Convergence of Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorism. The once clear lines between the international drug Author: Christopher Daase.

combat organized crime. – The strategy outlines priority actions including enhanced intelligence and information sharing, protecting the financial systems and markets against transnational organized crime, strengthening investigations and prosecutions, disrupting drug trafficking, and building international capacity/cooperation. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

Throughout the wide-ranging debate, many of the more than 40 speakers emphasized the benefits of a comprehensive approach to combating the threats posed by drug trafficking and organized crime.   This paper also examines the research conclusions that were reached by the Center for Strategic and International Studies in the article, "The Threat Posed from the Convergence of Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking and Terrorism" by Frank Cilluffo.


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The Threat Posed from the Convergence of Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorism. Decem Frank Cilluffo, Deputy Director, Global Organized Crime ProgramDirector, Counterterrorism Task Force: Testimony before the U.S.

House Committee on the Judiciary-Subcommittee on Crime on The Threat Posed from the Convergence of. page 1 top of doc 68– threat posed by the convergence of organized crime, drug trafficking, and terrorism hearing before the subcommittee on crime of the.

Get this from a library. Threat posed by the convergence of organized crime, drug trafficking, and terrorism: hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, Decem [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Threat Posed by the Convergence of Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorism: Congressional Hearing.

Drug trafficking and the financing of terrorism. 21 November - Although the link between terrorism and other related crimes, such as drug trafficking, is evident and has been recognized by the United Nations Security Council, a thorough understanding is needed in order to develop solid strategies to prevent and disrupt these crimes.

Terrorism, Organized Crime, and WMD Smuggling: Challenge and Response Strategic Insights, Volume VI, Issue 5 (August ) by Phil Williams Strategic Insights is a bi-monthly electronic journal produced by the Center for Contemporary Conflict at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

The views expressed here are. “Terrorist Networks Are Organized + Terrorism Is a Crime = Terrorism Is Organized Crime”. That’s the formula that Blue Planet: Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence presents to the reader, and author Michael D.

Bayer makes a good case fora former chief of the Department of State’s transnational criminal investigative office, takes the view that. Organized Crime: An International Encyclopedia ventures behind the scenes into this hazardous territory.

In the first volume, expert contributors offer a global perspective on issues such as weapons and arms trafficking, high-tech and cyber crimes, the future of organized crime, and the connection between organized crime and armed conflicts.5/5(1). Colonel (Ret.) Jennifer L.

Hesterman was commissioned in as a graduate of Air Force ROTC at Penn State University. During her twenty-one-year career, she served three Pentagon tours and commanded multiple units in the by: 5. Colombian, Dominican, and Cuban DTOs and Italian criminal organizations are involved in national-level wholesale drug trafficking.

These groups pose a considerable domestic threat, albeit lower than that posed by Mexican and Asian DTOs. Colombian DTOs supply multiton quantities of illicit drugs to distributors in U.S. drug markets. In their recent book, Webs of Corruption: Trafficking and Terrorism in Central Asia, Mariya Y.

Omelicheva and Lawrence P. Markowitz explore the nexus Author: Catherine Putz. Transnational Organized Crime: A Growing Threat to National and International Security. Transnational organized crime (TOC) poses a significant and growing threat to national and international security, with dire implications for public safety, public health, democratic institutions, and economic stability across the globe.

Organised crime as a threat to national security: an analysis of the 'Crime-Terror' nexus but a drug trafficking There is a growing nexus between organized crime and terrorism which should.

The Threat Posed from the Convergence of Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorism. Statement of. Frank J. Cilluffo. Deputy Director, Global Organized Crime Program. ★1 Executive Summary The Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime applies all elements of national power to protect citizens and U.S.

national security interests from the convergence of 21 st century transnational criminal threats. This Strategy is organized around a single unifying principle: to build, balance, and integrate the tools of American power to. Transnational organized crime threat assessments.

The world population grows every year, and so does the volume of exchanges among people. The vast majority of these exchanges are legitimate and beneficial, but a significant share is not. Cilluffo, Frank, The Threat Posed from the Convergence of Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking, and Terrorism, in: Statement Before the U.S.

House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, 13 December Google ScholarCited by: 3. Full text of "Terrorism, drug trafficking, and organized crime: implications of convergence; an international threat assessment including case studies and policy implications" See other formats.

In JulyPresident Barack Obama promulgated the Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime. In the letter presenting the strategy, the president stated that the expanding size, scope, and influence of transnational organized crime and its impact on U.S. and international security and governance represent one of the most significant challenges of the Cited by: 1.

Let us turn for a moment to the link between transnational organized crime and terrorism. If a terrorist cannot obtain a passport, for example, he will find someone who can.

Terrorists may turn to street crime—and, by extension, organized crime—to raise money, as did the Madrid bombers. Organized criminals have become “service. In its report The Globalization of Crime: A Transnational Organized Crime Threat Assessment, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) estimated that the smuggling of persons from Latin America to the United States generated approximately $ billion annually in illicit proceeds for human smuggling networks.

Trafficking in Persons.This fascinating work is a two-volume guide to the shadow world, the critical issues, and the global reach of organized crime. Despite its impact on international security and the world economy, organized crime is an unusual topic for a reference book.

Difficult to research, the high-profit, high-risk subculture of drug lords, diamond smugglers, and sex slavers is rarely 1/5(5).Most of the arrests resulted from sting operations, in which the connection between drug trafficking and terrorism was established in court as a part of .