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The nexus : international terrorism and drug trafficking from Afghanistan

Author: Frank Shanty
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, ©2011.
Series: Praeger books online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the specific issue of whether or not there is a nexus (link or point of convergence) between international opium and heroin trafficking and terrorist networks operating in or from Afghanistan. Since 9/11 many public officials and others have made definitive statements concerning an alleged nexus between criminal narcotics trafficking and terrorist networks in Afghanistan. Although some anecdotal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shanty, Frank, 1950-
Nexus.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, c2011
(DLC) 2010045100
(OCoLC)662405974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Shanty
ISBN: 9780313385216 0313385211 9780313383427 0313383421 9780313385223 031338522X
OCLC Number: 698111670
Description: 1 online resource : maps (digital, XML file)
Contents: Afghanistan : introduction, research questions, terms, and concepts --
Afghanistan's opium problem --
Drugs-terror nexus in Afghanistan : claims, counterclaims, and accusations --
The Taliban, Al Qaeda, and the Afghan insurgency --
International terrorism in Afghanistan --
Opium industry in Afghanistan : warlords, criminals, and the corruption of public officials --
Terrorism and the opium trade in Afghanistan --
The drug trade in Afghanistan : a complex system.
Series Title: Praeger books online
Responsibility: Frank G. Shanty.

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This timely and important work offers an in-depth analysis of the existence-or nonexistence-of a nexus between international terrorism and drug trafficking emanating from Afghanistan.  Read more...

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