A Palermo per morire: I cento giorni che condannarono il by Luciano Mirone

By Luciano Mirone

Un libro che fa luce su uno dei più clamorosi e misteriosi "buchi neri" della storia d'Italia: l'assassinio a Palermo del generale dei Carabinieri Carlo Alberto dalla Chiesa, nominato dal governo prefetto del capoluogo siciliano consistent with combattere l. a. mafia. Vengono raccontati i suoi ultimi cento giorni in Sicilia, il contesto politico in cui maturò il delitto e le troppe ombre che ruotano intorno alla strage di through Isidoro Carini del three settembre 1982. Il processo sull'assassinio del generale, infatti, pur facendo riferimento a possibili "zone grigie", ha condannato soltanto il primo livello di Cosa nostra, l'ala militare, quella che ha commesso materialmente il crimine, senza addentrarsi su eventuali "mandanti esterni" che stanno dietro ai delitti eccellenti di quegli anni. Attraverso gli atti processuali e testimonianze inedite si delineano i probabili moventi sull'uccisione di Carlo Alberto dalla Chiesa che venne spedito a Palermo according to contrastare l. a. mafia senza avere i poteri necessari. Nel libro il giornalista Luciano Mirane mette insieme i pezzi di un complesso mosaico che dal cuore della Sicilia porta nelle segrete stanze del potere italiano. Il testo si avvale delle interviste che l'autore ha realizzato con Nando dalla Chiesa, Francesco Accordino, Giuseppe Ayala, Gian Carlo Caselli, Alfredo Galasso, Riccardo Orioles, Umberto Santino e tante altre autorevoli personalità del mondo della politica, della magistratura, del giornalismo.

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The Mafia Encyclopedia by Carl Sifakis

By Carl Sifakis

geared up crime is the best legal phenomenon of our time. From Al Capone, who boldly claimed his bootlegging actions have been a public provider, to John Gotti, the "Teflon don" who died in felony, those criminals have garnered headlines and captured the general public mind's eye with their flamboyant existence and colourful attitudes. Immortalized in books, videos, and well known tv indicates just like the Sopranos and starting to be Up Gotti, those gangsters, godfathers, hitmen, and dons have taken their position in felony mythology, however the truth in their underworld endeavors is whatever solely assorted. The Mafia Encyclopedia, 3rd variation presents a accomplished survey of the mob's such a lot influential perpetrators and personalities, together with their hangouts and hideaways, their performs for energy, their schemes and crimes, and their particular tradition and jargon. greater than a hundred illustrations nearly 500 entries, and a chronology bust the Mafia myths with an unflinching examine the brutal, sin-laden, and peculiar tradition and characters of geared up crime.

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Murder at Venegoni's by Christopher Rutledge

By Christopher Rutledge

Set in modern-day Chicago, homicide at Venegoni's unfolds while tragic conditions happen forcing Giuseppe "Joseph" Venegoni to step up because the Don of the Venegoni family members with the help of his psychotic brother, Michele "Michael" Venegoni, and longtime kin consigliere, Dionisio Santini.

Joseph, a sexually sadistic, profitable legal professional, needs to abandon his comfortable way of life to steer the cost in taking revenge and finishing a centuries-long struggle that originated within the 1800s of their fatherland, Venegono Superiore in northern Italy. regardless of the Venegonis' familial old style values of honor and loyalty, are participants in their family and internal circle concerned? Is loyalty a classic attribute?

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The Origin of Organized Crime in America: The New York City by David Critchley

By David Critchley

While the later heritage of the New York Mafia has got wide realization, what has been conspicuously absent formerly is a correct and conversant overview of the adolescence of Mafia organizational progress. David Critchley examines the Mafia recruitment approach, family with Mafias in Sicily, the function of non-Sicilians in New York’s prepared crime households, kinship connections, the Black Hand, the influence of Prohibition, and allegations "new" Mafia was once created in 1931. This ebook will curiosity Historians, Criminologists, and a person serious about the yankee Mafia.

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Threat of Convergence of Terror Groups with Transnational by U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense

By U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense (DoD),U.S. Border Patrol

This record has been professionally switched over for actual flowing-text publication structure replica. Transnational legal businesses (TCOs) have profited from the smuggling of contraband into the U.S. in view that its life. Terror teams have explicitly said their motive to focus on the electorate, infrastructure, and financial system of the U.S.. This thesis tested the foremost TCOs working around the borders of the U.S. and the services they own and make the most of. This thesis additionally tested terror teams that experience proclaimed a wish to assault the native land. As a technique to research the possibility of terror teams converging with TCOs to use present smuggling infrastructure to go into operatives into the U.S., a purposive survey was once brought to a bunch of material specialists within the components of counter-terrorism, border protection, and disruption of TCOs. the vast majority of those material specialists agreed that terror teams will converge with TCOs to go into the United States.
CHAPTER 1 - creation * creation * basic query * Secondary Questions * history * Assumptions * Definitions * Delimitations * bankruptcy 2 - LITERATURE assessment * TCOs * features of TCOs * Terror teams assaults * concept * Convergence * end * bankruptcy three * study technique * Survey strategy * Delphi technique * members * Confidentiality * Surveys * bankruptcy four * research * contributors * Operational atmosphere * precis * bankruptcy five * CONCLUSIONS and proposals * creation * Interpretation of Findings * Mitigation * strategies *Summary and Conclusions

The usa has famous the necessity to safe its borders for the reason that its inception. The formal historical past of border safeguard within the usa might be traced to the origins of the U.S. Customs provider on September 2, 1789. at the beginning, the obligations of the U.S. Customs carrier have been basically the gathering of price lists and tasks as prescribed by way of legislation (U.S. Customs and Border defense 2014a). In 1891, the U.S. formalized the well-known have to administer immigration inspections in addition of conventional customs inspections. The 1891 Immigration Act was once the impetus for the formation of the workplace of the Superintendent of Immigration within the Treasury division. This business enterprise was once charged with allowing or denying access of immigrants into the U.S. in response to their admissibility. This supplier could finally turn into the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization carrier (INS). either the INS and the U.S. Customs provider have been essentially involved in site visitors and enforcement on the reputable U.S. ports of access. In 1924, the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) was once created as an answer to deal with the move border criminality happening among the legitimate ports of access into the USA In 1925, the purview of the USBP accelerated to incorporate the coasts of the U.S. in addition to the contiguous borders with Mexico and Canada.

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Chi ha ucciso Pio La Torre?: Omicidio di mafia o politico? by Paolo Mondani

By Paolo Mondani

Pio los angeles Torre viene ucciso il 30 aprile del 1982. Indagini farraginose e un lunghissimo processo indicheranno come movente dell'omicidio los angeles proposta di legge sulla confisca dei patrimoni mafiosi, di cui period stato il più deciso sostenitore. Esecutore: Cosa nostra. Un movente tranquillizzante. Un mandante rimasto nell'ombra. In realtà, con los angeles morte di los angeles Torre si compie un ciclo di grandi omicidi politici iniziati con l'uccisione, nel 1978, di Aldo Moro e proseguito, nel 1980, con los angeles soppressione di Piersanti Mattarella, presidente democristiano della Regione Sicilia. Uomini che volevano un'Italia libera dal peso della mafia-politica e dall'influenza delle superpotenze. Dalle carte dei servizi segreti risulta che los angeles Torre viene pedinato fino a una settimana prima della morte. Nel 1976, los angeles sua relazione di minoranza alla Commissione parlamentare Antimafia passerà alla storia come il primo atto di accusa contro l. a. Dc di Lima, Gioia, Ciancimino e l. a. mafia finanziaria. Trent'anni dopo l'omicidio, l'esperienza complessa e straordinaria di los angeles Torre spiega molto delle sorti attuali della Sinistra e della democrazia nel nostro Paese. E according to l. a. prima volta si cerca di leggere in controluce un delitto colmo di episodi consistent with troppo pace tenuti all'oscuro. Prefazione di Andrea Camilleri.

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Inside DEA Operation Snowcap by Bob Hartman

By Bob Hartman

The “spine” of the Andes Mountain, which runs via Colombia, Ecuador,
Peru, and Bolivia, is the resource of virtually all the world’s cocaine-based
products, either criminal and in a different way. In 1986, in the middle of the American
“cocaine epidemic,” the Reagan management made up our minds that the drug challenge had to be attacked at its resource. the end result was once an eight-year clandestine drug battle often called Operation Snowcap.

From 1987 via 1994, teams of twelve to 15 DEA brokers were
dispatched to South American international locations on ninety-day transitority responsibility tours.
These DEA brokers met with opposite numbers from their host kingdom and together
rained destruction down at the infrastructure and transportation networks that supported the unlawful cocaine trade.

Author Bob Hartman was once deployed ten instances in the course of the process Operation
Snowcap. within DEA is his gripping, firsthand account of America’s secretive drug conflict. during this precise tale, Hartman chronicles either his triumphs and tragedies and recounts his frustration together with his superiors and the biased media portrayals of the operation.

Prepare to be transported to the jungles of South the US for an inside of examine a frequently misunderstood bankruptcy of history.

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Throw Away Dogs: An Inside Look at Drug Cartels Today by Possum Moore

By Possum Moore

A learn that proves fact is stranger than fiction. a daunting journey into the human psyche, from the us into Mexico, France, Bogata, Macao & Hong Kong. Chinaboy, Manuel, Martine, & Possum will take you on a rollercoaster journey into the unknown that would depart you breathless.
A gut-wrenching tale you'll consider for a very long time. it is a novel you can’t placed down. It’s stability of tragedy & humor is a skinny & precarious line that's strange, to claim the least. Violence, brutality & steamy intercourse are superbly mixed with braveness, love & tenderness. they're yet many of the uncooked feelings lived via its larger-than-life characters, like:
Manuel: appealing “Indio in Armani”. Berkely eductated legal professional, and enforcer for the lethal Mexican Mafioso.
Chinaboy: Unpredictable, Uncrontrollable, and Unstoppable. Former undercover U.S. drug agent, working an unlimited smuggling empire from the jungles of Yucatan to the Golden Triangle.
Martine: Golden Boy, a dismal megastar orbiting a global of uncooked energy and incredible wealth.
Possum: Born to love... destined to lose.
The facts is within the examining. You’ll like it or hate it, yet you won’t put out of your mind it...

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LBJ and Conspiracy to Kill Kennedy: A Coalescence of by Joseph P. Farrell

By Joseph P. Farrell

Best-selling, Oxford-educated investigative writer Joseph P. Farrell takes at the Kennedy assassination and the involvement of Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Texas "machine” that he managed. Farrell says coalescence of pursuits within the army commercial advanced, the CIA, and Lyndon Baines Johnson's robust and corrupt political desktop in Texas ended in the occasions culminating within the assassination of JFK. with out assistance from the Dallas police leader and others of the Texas underworld, together with Jack Ruby, the Kennedy assassination couldn't have taken position. Farrell analyzes the knowledge as simply he can, and is derived to a few surprising conclusions. Chapters contain: Oswald, the FBI, and the CIA: Hoover's challenge of a moment Oswald; Oswald and the Anti-Castro Cubans; The Mafia; Hoover, Johnson, and the Mob; The FBI, the key carrier, Hoover, and Johnson; The CIA and "Murder Incorporated”; Ruby's extraordinary habit; The French Connection and Permindex; giant Oil; the army; worrying Datasets, Doppelgängers, Duplicates and Discrepancies; Caskets, (or used to be that Three?) Ambulances, One physique: The Case of David S. Lifton; (or is that Three?) Faces of Oswald; Too Many (or was once That Too Few?) Bullets; Too Many movies, with Too Many, or Too Few, Frames; The useless Witnesses: Jack Zangretti, Maurice Brooks Gatlin, John Garret "Gary” Underhill, man F. Bannister, Jr., Mary Pinchot Meyer, Rose Cheramie, Dorothy Mae Killgallen, Congressman Hale Boggs; The Alchemy of the Assassination: Ritual Magic and homicide, Masonic Symbolism, and the Darkest gamers within the dying of JFK; LBJ and the making plans of the Texas journey; LBJ: A examine in personality, Connections, and Cabals; LBJ and the Aftermath: accent After the actual fact; the necessities of Coups D'État; more.

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