On Friday, 15 October 2010, the Combating Terrorism Center released “Crime and Insurgency in the Tribal Areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan,” a new report written by renowned journalist and author Gretchen Peters, at an event hosted by the Business Executives for National Security (BENS) at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event also marked the Washington, DC region launch of the new nationwide BENS Illicit Networks Initiative. To read or download Gretchen Peters’ report, visit: http://ctc.umsa.edu/

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