Transnational Crime

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Merida Initiative

The Merida Initiative is a multi-year security agreement between the governments of the United States, Mexico, the nations of Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti to combat violence and organized crime. The U.S. Congress has appropriated $1.6 billion since the program began in 2008.

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Global Terrorism: The FBI’s Role

Speaker: Robert S. Mueller III
Presider: Terry Moran

Listen to Robert S. Mueller, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as he details his agency's efforts to effectively address threats from global terrorism as a global security, national security, and law enforcement organization.

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