International smuggling has exploded, deepening and accelerating
the collaboration of transnational organized crime and terrorist
groups. Attacks like the Charlie Hebdo and Bataclan shootings in
Paris, the kidnappings and murders by Boko Haram in Nigeria, and
the San Bernardino shooting were partially funded by seemingly
harmless illegal goods such as cheap cigarettes, smuggled oil,
prostitution, fake Viagra, fake designer bags, and even... more...