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Al Qaeda Terrorists Use Tamil Diaspora and LTTE to funnel Money and Weapons for Jihadist Activities!

Interesting Article: " Link Grows Between Terrorism, Organized Crime, Officials Say " by Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service, Washington, D.C. An interesting article mentioned that the two missions of fighting terrorism and combating global organized crime are increasingly linked. “Terrorism, drug trafficking and other forms of transnational organized crime are increasingly intertwined,” Michael A. Sheehan, assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low-intensity conflict noted, adding that his office -- which is responsible for overall supervision of special operations forces -- is uniquely positioned to provide policy guidance and program oversight to the department’s efforts in both missions. William F. Wechsler, deputy assistant secretary of defense for counternarcotics and global threats noted trends in terrorism and transnational crime: -- Terrorist groups are adopting criminal techniques, including drug trafficking, to raise funds; --