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FIU Law alumna Liana Reyes ’11 co-authors the article: The Convergence of Terrorism and Transnational Crime in Central Asia. The article examines the convergence among ethnic groups, narco-traffickers, insurgents, and terror organizations in Central Asia. It analyzes the lucrative business of drug trafficking and the diffusion of globalization, which have brought these once disparate groups together. It explores how the increasing movement of illicit goods and people, proliferation of transportation technology, growing infrastructure, cooperative ethnicities, as well as a shared need for funding, have provided these groups with an opportunity to consolidate their efforts in ways that were not possible in the past. To read more click here.