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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Terrorism carried out to prevent interference with or divert attention from illegal narcotics trafficking.

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  • n. Use of terrorist tactics as an element of the traffic in illegal narcotics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade

Etymologies

narco- +‎ terrorism; coined by former President Fernando Belaúnde Terry of Peru in 1983 when describing terrorist-type attacks against his nation's anti-narcotics police. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And just as the reality isn’t new, so likewise propaganda falsely accusing enemies of inolvement in narcoterrorism is a hoary old agit-prop trick.

    Matthew Yglesias » El Qaeda: Tomorrow’s Horrible Foreign Policy Idea

  • Murdering LEOs as a form of gang initiation--how common is this in countries where 'narcoterrorism' has taken hold?

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  • Vera, of Saltillo, Coahuila, said that "narcoterrorism" has been present in Mexico for years.

    openDemocracy

  • The day after the bombing, Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez insisted there was no evidence of "narcoterrorism" in Mexico or any ideological motive behind the attack.

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  • Attorney general says no 'narcoterrorism' in Mexico

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  • With the cessation of the 1980s civil wars in El Salvador and Nicaragua, the Honduran armed forces refocused their orientation toward combating transnational threats such as narcoterrorism and organized crime.

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  • WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Colombia will sign a controversial security pact with the United States to enhance its war on "narcoterrorism" by the end of the week, Colombian Defense Minister Gabriel Silva said on Tuesday.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Colombian officials sign military bases accord military access to Colombian bases that has been vociferously denounced by Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and other leftist Trade Representative Ron Kirk will outline the Obama administration's review of a long-delayed free trade agreement with South war on "narcoterrorism" by the end of the week, Colombian Defense Democratic U.S. senator on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to announce the Vietnam, New Zealand and others as part of an emerging China are expected to pledge this week to ...

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  • "narcoterrorism," was invented by American policy makers in order to tie the drug war to terrorism (two rather nebulous and abstract concepts to "wage war" against) in order to justify continued Cold War-era like expenditures on "defense", and neo-colonial policies like

    openDemocracy

  • Justice defined "narcoterrorism" as "participation of groups or associated individuals in taxing, providing security for, or otherwise aiding or abetting drug trafficking endeavors in an effort to further or fund terrorist activities." [

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