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Defining Terrorism: difficulty in devising a universal meaning

Terrorism is a difficult term to define in a neutral manner.  Efforts to come up with a legal definition of terrorism in the United Nations failed due to states being unable to agree what is a legitimate use of violence … Continue reading

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The Medellin Cartel: The politics of Wholesale Cocaine

Fundamentally the Medellin Cartel owes most of its initial success to Carlos Lehder and his innovative cocaine transpiration network.  When Carlos Lehder met marijuana trafficker George Jung in an American prison he realized that cocaine could be smuggled into the … Continue reading

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