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. Six new articles (Arts K1, K2, K3, K4, K7, K10) are inserted in the Title in order to ‘provide citizens of the Union with a high level of safety within an area of Freedom, Security and Justice’. Art. K1 stipulates that, in order The Amsterdam reforms 91 to attain the above objectives, measures should be introduced for the prevention and combating of organised crime, terrorism, arms- and drug-trafficking, offences against children, corruption and fraud. For these reasons, closer cooperation between judicial authorities, police forces, customs authorities and other

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and money laundering and thus currently contribute to the transformation of war economies through the tracking and investigation of illegal financial transactions (Winer, 2005; Winer and Roule, 2003). Multiple international security bodies are also involved in the tracking and investigation of the illicit side of war economies. Many of these bodies have been set up to deal specifically with the global drug trade, transnational organised crime or global terrorism, but due to the connections between these activities and many war economies, have been or could

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’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 21:6 (1998), pp. 1096–115. 6 Sheri Berman, ‘Civil Society and the Collapse of the Weimar Republic’, World Politics, 49:3 (1997), pp. 401–29. 7 William, L. Eubank and Leonard Weinberg, ‘Terrorism and Democracy within One Country: The Case of Italy’, Terrorism and Political Violence, 9:1 (1997), pp. 98–108. 8 Michael W. Foley and Bob Edwards, ‘Escape from Politics: Social Theory and the Social Capital debate’, American Behavioral Scientist, 42 (1998), pp. 550

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supposed to deal with issues involving persons belonging to national minorities, he is not permitted to deal with groups practising terrorism, and he is only supposed to deal with conflicts that have the potential to affect interstate relations or regional security. Although the HCNM reports regularly to the Permanent Council, he does not receive instructions from it (unlike the CPC and the missions and field activities which it coordinates), and he is free to respond according to his own judgement whenever he believes it to be appropriate. Under van der Stoel

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-operation against terrorism and drug trafficking.15 The Ministries of Home Affairs and Justice, traditionally resistant to international co-operation, have developed a new dynamic approach to these issues and even held leading positions and presented initiatives on a European scale in this field. Spain’s activity within the CFSP has been less relevant, concentrating its efforts on relationships with the Mediterranean countries and Latin America. Finally, Spain played an important role in both the 1990–91 and 1996–9716 IGCs, where it showed its interest in institutional issues

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obstacles to western exploitation of the material resources and commercial, financial, and labour markets in the regions adjacent to conflict. 113 Moreover, several of these conflicts posed new security threats for the West, including cross-continent refugee flows, political terrorism, transnational crime and environmental degradation. The West’s response was to export comprehensive

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might be used for internal repression, or for terrorism’. c. ‘Denial of visas for senior FRY and Serbian representatives responsible for repressive action by FRY security forces in Kosovo.’ d. A ban on ‘government-financed export credit support for trade and investment … in Serbia

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participation in British society of ethnic minorities and foster racism (Kundnani, 2004: 108; Abbas and Akhtar, 2005: 134). To its critics, therefore, multiculturalism constitutes a practice of excessive tolerance and benevolence towards disloyal, unassimilable, culturally 156 Loud and proud: passion and politics in the EDL different others and has been blamed by leading European politicians for a range of sociopolitical problems including crime, terrorism and urban segregation (Lentin, 2014: 1272–73). This thinking is epitomised in the Blair government’s adoption of

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when Turkey starts filling bottles with water and marketing them in the Middle East. 12 In private conversation, even harsher tones could be heard: “They have oil, we have water; let them drink their oil,” was a common refrain in Turkish political circles. “What does Syria need more water for anyway?” wondered Deniz Baikal, Turkish former Foreign Minister, remarking snidely that it was probably “in order to wash its hands of terrorism.” And President Demirel was reported having a very useful solution to the dispute, namely, that “the water is

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of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association and a member of the Belfast Housing Action Committee. He joined the Republican movement in 1964. In March 1972 Adams was interned in Long Kesh under suspicion of terrorism but was released in July 1972 to take part in secret talks between the UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the Irish Republican Army (IRA). He was rearrested in 1973 and tried to escape from the

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