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Dirty entanglements : corruption, crime, and terrorism

Author: Louise I Shelley
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The entangled threat of crime, corruption, and terrorism now deserves high-level-policy attention because of its growth trajectory. Using lively case studies, this book analyzes the transformation of crime and terrorism and the business logic of terrorism. Louise I. Shelley concludes that corruption, crime, and terrorism will remain important security challenges in the twenty-first century as a result of economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(DLC) 2014002080
(OCoLC)876679882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Shelley
ISBN: 9781139989657 1139989650 9781139059039 1139059033
OCLC Number: 883869280
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 370 pages) : illustration, maps
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. The logic of corruption, crime, and terrorism. 1. Crime and corruption behind the mass attacks ; 2. Corruption: an incubator of organized crime and terrorism ; 3. The evolution of organized crime and terrorism ; 4. Environments, networks, and pipelines --
Part II. The diverse businesses of terrorism. 5. The business of terrorism and the criminal financing of terrorism ; 6. The drug trade: the profit center of criminals and terrorists ; 7. The less policed illicit trade: antiquities, counterfeits, and diverted products ; 8. Ultimate fears: Weapons of Mass Destruction and crime-terror connections ; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Louise I. Shelley, George Mason University.

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