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[Somalia] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contraband tobacco is a $1b trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:54
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[New York] Tobacco and Terror (PDF)

How Cigarette Smuggling is Funding our Enemies Abroad
WNBC 4 New York
added Apr 29, 2008 00:00
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[New York] Captured Palestinian Cigarette Smuggler behind Ari Halberstam 1994 Murder

On March 1, 1994, Lebanese-born immigrant Rashid Baz shot many rounds of automatic fire at a van carrying 15 Lubavitch students on the Brooklyn Bridge. Four students were hit, two were very seriously injured. Ari Halberstam, 16, died four days later from
The Jewish Press
added May 20, 2013 09:26
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[Russia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uae: Dubai] GREENFIELD: Bloomberg Takes Tobacco Ban to Dictatorships

UAE, an actual tyranny, meeting with “leaders” to promote a tobacco ban....Dubai is built on slave labor. Bloomberg visited a place described as a 21st century slave state to warn about the dangers of smoking. Here’s what is really hazardous in the UAE…
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added May 24, 2015 20:59
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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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[Maryland, New York] Terror ties alleged in Md. cigarette ring arrests

Charles Mack was in his driveway early Wednesday when he saw a car speed up to a house across the street from his on Whisper Trace Lane. Ten more black SUVs followed, with two blocking the street's ends. About 20 police officers wearing bulletproof vests
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added May 17, 2013 23:45
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[Palestine] Yassar Arafat and the Radioactive Cigarette

Last week, the body of the late Palestinian leader Yassar Arafat was exhumed and tissue samples taken to be tested for signs of poisoning by the radioactive element polonium-210. As I wrote then, rumors have circulated since Arafat died in 2004 that thi
Wired
added Dec 6, 2012 14:29
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SMOKING GUN: STRATEGIC CONTAINMENT OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO AND CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (PDF)

Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
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[New York, Virginia] Officials: Va.-NY cigarette scheme has Hamas links; 2 smuggling suspects held in Md. |

Authorities say some of the suspects charged in a Virginia-to-New York cigarette smuggling scheme have links to top officials of Hamas, the Islamist militant group that rules the Gaza Strip. New York law enforcers outlined the alleged links Thursday whi
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2013 10:31
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Syria launches cigar business as war rolls on

In Syria's northwestern province of Latakia, workers roll the country's first locally made cigars, a new product being launched despite the devastating civil conflict now in its fifth year. The workers are employed by the state-run General Tobacco Compa
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:47
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