Postmodern global terrorist groups engage sovereign nations asymmetrically with prolonged, sustained campaigns driven by ideology. Increasingly, transnational criminal organizations operate with sophistication previously only found in multinational corporations. Unfortunately, both of these entities can now effectively hide and morph, keeping law e
Introduction to the Criminal-Terror Nexus. Transnational Organized Crime (OC) and Direct Impact in the U.S.. Fighting Transnational Crime Overseas � And Within Our Borders. International Terror Groups. Domestic Terror Concerns. Mexican Cartel Activity in the U.S.. Funding Terror. Exploitation of Ecommerce. Sharing Tactics. Use of Social Networking and Exploitation of the Internet for Recruiting, Spreading Propaganda, and Clandestine Communication. Why the Nexus Exists. Conclusion and Topics for Future Study.