Political Research Exchange

Transnational Organised Crime and Terrorism: Different Peas, Same Pod?

Panel Number
Panel Chair
Bill Tupman
University of Exeter
Panel Co-Chair
Liz Campbell
University of Edinburgh

The distinction between terrorism and organised crime has increasingly been blurred by governments and policy makers in order to escape due process in investigation and prosecution, and justify national security approaches, that involve suspending human rights. This panel wishes to look at whether the gloablization of reponses has genuinely reflected globalization in the nature of terrorism and organised crime?

Paper List

Hezbollah's Criminal Empire – How Big it is and Why Does it Exist? View Paper Details
Organised Crime with Economic and or Ideological Goal View Paper Details
Perception of Terrorism and Security and the Role of Media View Paper Details
Predicate Offenses? The Detection of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing by Canadian Financial Institutions View Paper Details
Problems and Prospects in Countering Non-Traditional Threats in Central Asia and Balkan Regions View Paper Details
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