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Author Neumann, Vanessa, author.

Title Blood profits : how American consumers unwittingly fund terrorists / Vanessa Neumann.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.325 NEU    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    363.325 NEU    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description viii, 307 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [277]-296) and index.
Contents A simple transaction -- Learning about crime, terror, and corruption -- "A little fun" -- Filling in the puzzle -- Sheikh, colonel, trafficker, terrorist -- The war games begin -- Khans, bags, and triads -- Up in smoke -- Bad sport -- Trading n sickness and violence -- It's all about the Benjamins -- Crime and terror converge -- The stories we tell.
Summary International smuggling has exploded, deepening and accelerating the collaboration of transnational organized crime and terrorist groups. Vanessa Neumann, an expert on dismantling illicit trade, explains how purchasing illegal goods translates to supporting organized crime and terrorists. Neumann leads the reader through a variety of cases, both by geography and by industry (selecting industries where illicit trade is generally poorly understood), before extracting lessons learned into some policy recommendations that we can all embrace.
Subject Terrorism -- Finance.
Commercial crimes -- United States.
Transnational crime -- United States.
Added Title How American consumers unwittingly fund terrorists
ISBN 9781250089359 hardcover
1250089352 hardcover
9781250089366 electronic book

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