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Unformatted text preview: and extradited to the U.S. He is believed to have engaged in money laundering for Hezbollah and was carrying false documents obtained in Belize. Also, reports of a Hezbollah training camp in remote northern Nicaragua have surfaced and invite investigation. ¶ Critical U.S. security thinking is required to probe increasing linkages between antiAmerican states like Venezuela and Bolivia, transnational criminal organizations, foreign terrorist organizations, and state sponsors of terrorism like Iran. This troublesome combination, as Douglas Farah reports, is increasingly becoming a “tier 1” national security priority.¶ In short, acting systematically with a modest investment to counter Iran in the Western Hemisphere makes imminent security sense. Appeasement fails – examples of success misunderstand the theory Dueck 06 (Colin Dueck, associate professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University, Orbis, Volume 50, Issue 2, Spring 2006, Pages 223–241, Strategies for Managing Rogue States, htt...
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