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US Crime-Terror Nexus: Terrorist Networks & Trade Diversion


US Crime-Terror Nexus: Terrorist Networks & Trade Diversion

Project Details

Abstract: 

Joshua Freilich (John Jay College), Steven Chermak (Michigan State University), and Roberta Belli (United Nations Department of Safety and Security) will conduct an exploratory network analysis of a large network of Islamic extremists and non-extremist criminal associates prosecuted by US Federal courts for their involvement in terrorism financing schemes based on trade diversion.

Timeframe

Project Period: 
July 2012 to December 2013

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