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The Criminal-Terror Nexus, exploring connections between Terrorism and Organized Crime

In recent decades, the connections and similarities between terrorism and organized crime have increasingly grown.  Long time terrorist groups like the FARC in Colombia or the PKK in Turkish Kurdistan have been dedicating more and more time and resources to … Continue reading

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Los Zetas: The Origins and History of a Criminal Army

Mexico had one party rule under the PRI party for 71 years, until the 2000 election of Vicente Fox.  The PRI was a notably corrupt governing institution that had worked out a mutually beneficial arrangement with drug traffickers where corrupt … Continue reading

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