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International terrorism, insurgency, and drug trafficking

International terrorism, insurgency, and drug trafficking

present trends in terrorist activity : joint hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, May 13, 14, and 15, 1985.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism.,
  • Drug control.,
  • Insurgency.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg ;, 99-372
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .F6 1985i
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 426 p. :
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2343899M
    LC Control Number86601233

    The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus: An Alliance of International Drug Cartels, Drug-Trafficking Organizations Go Global. The Battle in Mexico. where she immersed herself in a year-long study of the nexus between organized crime and international terrorism. Her resulting book won the Air Force research prize and was published by AU Press.


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