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Author Starita, Cynthia L., 1967-

Title The Mounting Threat of Domestic Terrorism : al Qaeda and the Salvadoran Gang MS-13
Published El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Series Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Summary Starita considers the terrorist threat of the transnational criminal syndicate Mara Salvatrucha, commonly known as MS-13, its affiliation with Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nacional (FMLN) in El Salvador, and its possible link to al Qaeda. Starita's findings suggest that the goals, tactical capabilities, and organizational fecklessness of MS-13 make the Salvadoran gang capable of providing the assistance necessary for the realization of al Qaeda's goals and that this assistance could be provided by the cliques of MS-13 operating in the southwestern United States. Further, she finds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject MS-13 (Gang)
Qaida (Organization)
Domestic terrorism -- United States.
Terrorists -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1593325738 (electronic bk.)
9781593325732 (electronic bk.)