Narcoterrorism

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Narcoterrorism

Violent activities targeted at anti-narcotic police and similar forces. The term is also used for terrorism funded by drug trafficking. Narcoterrorism poses significant political risk in various areas of the world, notably in part of South America.
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(84) DEA, "United States Charges 50 Leaders of Narco-Terrorist FARC in Colombia With Supplying More Than Half of the World's Cocaine," press release, March 22, 2006.
The reason was that West Africa was turning into a hub for the supply of drugs to the European market, thanks to "an unholy alliance between South American narco-terrorists and Islamic extremists," as Jay Bergman, the DEA's director for the Andean region, put it.Aa
Recalling the Reaganera term "narco-terrorist," and utilizing its holistic confluence to weld the two wars seemed to make good policy sense.
Colombia is also campaigning worldwide to get the FARC labeled a narco-terrorist group.
However, if donor countries retreat from their commitments, "Afghanistan will become a narco-terrorist state that will be a constant problem to the world."
with left-wing rebels, it enthusiastically supported the church's intervention in the 1990 surrender of drug trafficker and "narco-terrorist" Pablo Escobar.
US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued a statement after President Donald Trump signed a new executive order to impose sanctions against all US-based assets of Nicols Maduro's illegitimate narco-terrorist regime, and also to authorize the US Treasury Department to impose sanctions against any individual or entity who provides material support to the Maduro regime.
DEA also offers Asset Forfeiture/Money Laundering Training Programs to enhance financial investigations of international drug trafficking and narco-terrorist organizations.
The group has been classified by Washington as a narco-terrorist group.
Security in Colombia has improved significantly in recent years, including in tourist and business travel destinations like Cartagena and Bogota, but violence by narco-terrorist groups continues to affect some rural areas and large cities.
During the 1999 bombing of Serbia, Washington provided intelligence and material support to the so-called Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), a Marxist narco-terrorist group closely allied to bin Laden.