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This selection of essays demonstrates how the safety of usa citizens is in all likelihood threatened by way of participants and governments who're engaged within the illicit alternate in palms, medicines, and humans in far-off components of the globe. greater than only a danger to american citizens, the essays underscore that those actions are usually unsafe to the USA pursuits world wide a result of destabilizing effect that every task could have on a country or sector. extra revealing is how terrorists reap the benefits of this unlawful exchange, producing serious assets of investment used for every thing from recruiting to procurement of guns and explosives of all kinds to increase and extend the scope in their struggle.

The scope of this paintings is actually international. Fourteen essays contact on winning difficulties from the Balkans to Southeast Asia and the Pacific; from Africa to the Caribbean, and extra. In each one essay, the authors discover an issue that not just has direct nearby repercussions, yet greater overseas ones to boot. The essays current difficulties that end result from those unlawful actions as an international epidemic, no longer easily regionalized problems.

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