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Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism

Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism

by Louise I. Shelley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107689305
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 964,605
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Louise I. Shelley is University Professor at the School of Public Policy, George Mason University. She founded and directs the Terrorism, Transnational Crime, and Corruption Center (TraCCC). She is the recipient of Guggenheim, National Endowment of the Humanities, IREX, Kennan Institute, and Fulbright fellowships, and she has received MacArthur grants to establish the Russian Organized Crime Study Center and to study the role of illicit actors in nuclear smuggling. Her previous books include Human Trafficking: A Global Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Policing Soviet Society (1996). She has written extensively on transnational crime, illicit trade, and money laundering and has testified before the House Committee on International Relations, the Helsinki Commission, the House Banking Committee, and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on transnational crime, human trafficking, and the links among transnational crime, financial crime, and terrorism. She serves on the Global Agenda Council on Illicit Trade and Organized Crime for the World Economic Forum (WEF) and was the first cochair of its Council on Organized Crime. Professor Shelley presently cochairs a group on human trafficking within the Global Agenda Councils of the WEF. She is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Table of 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; 7. The less policed illicit trade: antiquities, counterfeits, and diverted products; 8. Ultimate fears - WMD and crime-terror connections; Conclusion.

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