Intelligence Networks and the Tri Border Area of South America

The Dilemma of Efficiency Versus Oversight
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It has been reproduced in the best form available to the Pentagon. INTELLIGENCE NETWORKS AND THE TRI BORDER AREA OF SOUTH AMERICA: THE DILEMMA OF EFFICIENCY VS. OVERSIGHT Eric Gregory Wishart Captain, Armor, Nevada Army National Guard B.A., University of Nevada, Reno, Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS IN NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS AND CIVIL-MILITARY RELATIONS.

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TERRORIST AND ORGANIZED CRIME GROUPS IN THE TRI-BORDER AREA (TBA) OF SOUTH AMERICA. A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress.

under an Interagency Agreement with the. Crime and Narcotics Center. Director of Central Intelligence. July (Revised December ) Author: Rex Hudson.

Project Manager: Glenn CurtisFile Size: 1MB. TERRORIST AND ORGANIZED CRIME GROUPS IN THE TRI-BORDER AREA (TBA) OF SOUTH AMERICA Rex Hudson, A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress under an Interagency. 7 Rex Hudson, “Terrorist and Organized Crime Groups in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of South America,” A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, under an Interagency Agreement with the Crime and Narcotics Center Director of Central Intelligence.

July (Revised December ): Size: 1MB. We spend somewhere just south of $bn a year – the precise amount is classified – on intelligence, and the secretary of defense controls 85 to 90% of that. Tell us more about this book. Bob Gates basically got off the bus from Wichita, Kansas in and went to work for the US government.

Known as one of the world's most dangerous places, South America's tri-border region has become notorious as a center of drug smuggling, counterfeiting, and terrorism.

Loose enforcement of immigration laws and haphazard border security in this area between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay have made it an attractive place for immigrants, tourists. CIUDAD DEL ESTE, Paraguay (CNN) -- The area of South America known as the tri-border region, which drew the attention of antiterrorism experts after Septem.

Crime and Militancy in South America's Tri-Border Area. will join forces on an intelligence center aimed primarily at combating criminal and militant activity in their tri-border area (TBA).

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while Puerto Iguazu is connected to Foz do Iguazu by the north-south Tancredo Neves International Bridge. Discounting followers who donate to "the cause" from the proceeds of their personal criminal activities, there are many past cases of TCO networks run directly by Hezbollah.

For example, the "Barakat network" in the Tri-Border Area of South America was led by Nasrallah's personal representative to the region, Assad Ahmad Barakat. Al-Qaida's South American connection commonly known as the Tri-Border Area or TBA.

the state department was roped into investigating the legend of al-Qaida in South America. Although much attention has focused on the flow of Iranian aid to Hezbollah, estimated at $ million per year, the group has also relied extensively on funding from the Shi'ite Lebanese Diaspora in West Africa, the United States and, most importantly, the so-called Triple Frontier, or tri-border area, along the junction of Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil.

Working title: Intellectual Property Rights in the Tri-Border Area of South America Venue: Sheraton Hotel, Puerto Iguazú, Misiones Province, Argentina Date: Booking secured for 18 – 19 September Audience: (max) drawn from Tri-border, EU and US agencies Participation: By invitation only.

Analysts agree that Hezbollah started its infiltration of Latin America in the mids, establishing its first major stronghold in the Tri-Border Area, a relatively lawless region along the.

The illicit activities in the so-called tri-border region linking Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay have long been a source of concern for U.S.

security Reviews: Matthew Levitt: Iran and Hezbollah remain hyperactive in Latin America -- a fact that has the full attention of U.S.

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intelligence officials and their counterparts south of the border. Inthe bombing of the Asociacion Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA), a major Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, brought worldwide attention to Hezbollah operations in Latin America as directed by Iran. The Tri-Border Area is attractive to terrorist groups and criminal organizations for a number of reasons.

In the period between andthe population of the Tri-Border Area. Rex Hudson, Central Intelligence Agency: Terrorist and Organized Crime Groups in the Tri-Border Area of South America (). Del Quentin Wilber, Afghan Farmer’s Undercover Work Helps Convict Taliban Member in Court, Washington Post, (Dec.

23, ). A Naval War College study and a Rand Corporation report put Hezbollah revenues from the tri-border area alone at between $10 million and $20 million, or between 10 percent and 20 percent. Asunción is key to the success of international efforts, given that Hezbollah networks have centered their trade-based money laundering schemes mostly in the Tri-Border Area.

That was the case with a Tri-Border Area-based drug trafficking ring linked to Hezbollah, exposed between August and May by Paraguayan security forces working with the U.S.

Drug. In South America, terrorism has its own type of expression. It is most often linked to criminal activities and most terrorists have distinct connections with organized crime. In the post era there are two relevant regions in South America that face terrorism, namely Colombia and the Tri-border Area (TBA).Author: Adriano M.

Barbosa. Felbab-Brown told that Hezbollah is more prominent in South America than Hamas is. Iranian-funded and supported Hezbollah also has a presence outside South America’s tri-border area, in countries such as Venezuela, where socialist President Hugo Chavez, an ally of Iran, spreads anti-American sentiment.

to build the organization’s “infrastructure in South America and fundraising, both through licit and illicit means.” It noted Hezbollah fundraising activities in the tri-border area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay and the presence of Hezbollah supporters and sympathizers in Venezuela.

The Tri-Border Area of South America is a region that has historically provided a haven that is geographically, socially, economically and politically conducive for all kinds of illicit activity. CBS News () called it the “Crossroads of Crime” and a “smuggler’s paradise” (Reagan, ).The area is oftenAuthor: JJ Haglund.

Iranian and Hezbollah operatives have cultivated and consolidated operating bases in South America, especially in the tri-border area (TBA) of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

With a large Muslim population featuring significant numbers of Hezbollah sympathizers, the region is ripe for recruitment, arms smuggling and drug : Steve Emerson.

US intelligence and security experts for a criminal network in South America that festered and grew while the while freezing their financial networks. The tri-border area of Brazil.This brief bibliography of intelligence literature provides a wide spectrum of views on intelligence and the Central Intelligence Agency.

The readings cover history, technology, opinion, and some of the key personalities associated with intelligence. The book lists offer the reader personal and academic views on intelligence, its role in. In Maythe three border countries launched a “Tripartite Command of the Tri-Border” to coordinate their law enforcement and intelligence agencies to .