Glenny, Misha
June 2005
New Statesman;6/6/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4743, p10
Discusses organized crime and how the focus on terror has caused attention to be taken away from such crime. How hostility towards further expansion of the European Union is in part a reflection of a widespread belief that embracing the Balkans and Turkey into the Union will further consolidate the power of organized crime syndicates; Description of gangsters in the Soviet Union in the 1990s; How members of organized crime became wealthy; Assertion that money and human greed have been the real cause of most wars in Yugoslavia; Way that western military adventurism has boosted the opium trade and helped drug gangs.


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