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Words related to narcoterrorism

the financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade

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Today, the Justice Department announced the creation of the Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team (HFNT).
During the 1970s, Yasser Arafat's Palestinian Liberation Organization controlled clandestine laboratories in Lebanon, laying some of the foundations for the current narcoterrorism infrastructure, which boosted the PLO's stashed bank accounts.
Reuter, Sendero Luminoso and the Threat of Narcoterrorism (New York: Praeger, 1990); Bruce H.
THE DELHI Police on Monday claimed to have exposed a narcoterrorism network with the arrest of a Jammu and Kashmir Police constable who, they said, is a member of Pakistan- based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen.
Thus, Colombia is not reflecting what has motivated transnational terrorism in other hot spots--its brand of narcoterrorism apparently sets it apart.
Erratic policies for dealing with social conflicts and the fight against narcoterrorism have led to two Cabinet shakeups in five months for the administration of Peru's President Ollanta Humala.
Some areas explored include terrorism financing, immigration and narcoterrorism, domestic threats and civil liberties, and international cooperation, intelligence gathering, and threat assessment.
He espouses a belief that the strategic rationale for the ongoing violence and the tactics being employed by the cartels do not support those touting the narcoinsurgency or narcoterrorism schools' assessment of the situation in Mexico.
The narcoterrorism that wreaked havoc in its northern and border cities has quieted down, enabling its labor arbitrage benefits to once again grab corporate attention.
With the cessation of the 1980s civil wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, the Honduran armed forces refocused their orientation toward combating transnational threats such as narcoterrorism and organized crime.
See, for example, Frank Hyland, "Peru's Sendero Luminoso: From Maoism to NarcoTerrorism," Jamestown Foundation Terrorism Monitor 6, no.
1993), Interplay among Land Law, and Policy, the Environment, the War on Drugs, Narcoterrorism, and Democratization: Perspectives on Peru's Upper Huallaga Valley, Madison (Wisconsin), University of Wisconsin.
It's time for our nation - not to mention the nation of Mexico - to recognize that the war against narcoterrorism is every bit as important to our security as the war against al-Qaida and its ilk.