Narcoterrorist


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Narcoterrorist

A person or group that conducts 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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There has been evidence to support that the United States was complicit in the assassination of conservative Colombian politician Alvaro Gomez Hurtado (6) and in death squad killings among suspected narcoterrorists (Tate 2001).
Narcoterrorists have the motivation, the resources, and the ruthlessness to increase the level of violence in the United States substantially.
Garcia Marquez is sick at heart over a country capable of accustoming itself "to everything, good and bad, with a resiliency that may be the cruellest form courage can take." He seems to have been personally acquainted with many of Escobar's targets, and their influential families, and the politicians who issued wishful decrees, and the judges and editors and mayors under sentence of death, even the police and military for whom narcoterrorists were not usefully to be distinguished from E.L.N., FARC or M-19 guerrillas.
The report asserted that terrorism in the Western Hemisphere was "primarily perpetrated by narcoterrorist organizations based in Colombia and by the remnants of radical leftist Andean groups." According to the report, there is no corroborated information that Islamic extremist groups have an operational presence in the TBA or elsewhere in Latin America.
Like the lethal, race-making populism marshaled by anti-meth ads, the violent singlemindedness of small-town police, and the global hunt for narcoterrorists featured in Meth Wars, Trump's calls for toughness and quick but ineffectual technocratic fixes follow closely a decades-long history of accepted failures in the US drug war.
Although the United States had placed the FARC on its list of foreign terrorist organizations as early as 1997, the Colombian government fully exploited this designation only on the heels the events of September 11, 2001, by branding the FARC alternatively as "narcoguerrillas" or "narcoterrorists" (Tate, 2015, pp.
They throw around terms like 'violator of the Constitution,' 'rats of the oligarchy,' 'murderers,' 'narcoterrorists,' and 'media assassins' in a fight that is creating walls of intolerance that rise higher and higher, shutting off all possibility of reflection and dialogue."
An article in a gun magazine by a fish and game warden boasts that it's also handy for raiding pot farms and fighting "narcoterrorists." The vendor showed me the slightly smaller .223-caliber semiautomatics they'd started selling to the California Highway Patrol a year ago, for use in vehicle takedowns on the freeway.
Johnson, It's the Economy, Stupid: The Hijacking of the Debate Over Immigration Reform by Monsters, Ghosts, and Goblins (or the War on Drugs, War on Terror, Narcoterrorists, Etc.), 13 CHAP.
Its the economy stupid: The hijacking of the debate over immigration reform by monsters, ghosts and goblins (or, the war on drugs, war on terror, narcoterrorists, ect).
We are refocusing this strategic capability more intensely in Afghanistan in an effort to counter the increasing threat of a well-armed anti-Coalition militia including Taliban, al Qaeda, criminal gangs, narcoterrorists, and any other antigovernment elements that threaten the peace and stability of Afghanistan.
Indicts 50 Colombians it Calls 'Narcoterrorists ', CNN ONLINE (March 22, 2006), http://articles.cnn.com/2006-03-22/justice/ justice.farc_1_farc-face-drugtrafficking-charges-cuevas-cabrera?