Symbiosis of Organized Crime, Terrorism and Politics in Kosovo and Metohia as a Challenge and Threat to National and Regional Security Cover Image

Симбиоза организованог криминала, тероризма и политике на Косову и Метохији као изазов и претња националној и регионалној безбедности
Symbiosis of Organized Crime, Terrorism and Politics in Kosovo and Metohia as a Challenge and Threat to National and Regional Security

Author(s): Saša Mijalković, Radoslav Đinović
Subject(s): International relations/trade, Security and defense, Criminology, Inter-Ethnic Relations
Published by: Institut za uporedno pravo
Keywords: organized crime; terrorism; politics; corruption; Kosovo and Metohia; national security; regional security
Summary/Abstract: Organized crime and terrorism represent, undoubtedly, the two most serious contemporary non-military threats to national and international, as well as regional security. Although they are two substantially different forms of crime – the first has mainly property and the second has ideological-political character, their symbiosis is happening more and more frequently in the modern world. Politics and corruption are the most frequent and the strongest cohesive factors – connective tissue. “School example” that entirely confirms this hypothesis sure is “criminal reality” that has existed for years in Kosovo and Metohia and has escalated in the last ten years. While outlining the problem and subject of our research we won’t go into details concerning normative determination of organized crime and terrorism, considering them as already well known categories. We will deal more with the politics in Kosovo and Metohia. We would attempt to cast light on the part of mechanism the international organized crime and international terrorism used to create the “false state” and named it (“independent and democratic”) “Republic of Kosovo”.

  • Page Range: 167-192
  • Page Count: 26
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Language: Serbian