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Prof. Steven Monaco.
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GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (March 3, 2015) – Steven Monaco, professor of Counter Illicit Trafficking and director, Countering Narcotics and Illicit Trafficking program, describes the Crime Terror Nexus to 72 participants from 54 countries attending the Program in Terrorism and Security Studies March 3 at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies here.

The PTSS course addresses numerous aspects of a threat that confronts nations around the globe. The four-week course is designed for government officials, military officers and police administrators currently working in mid- and upper- level management positions of counterterrorism organizations throughout the world.

The mission of the Marshall Center, as a vital instrument of German-American cooperation, is to create a more stable security environment by advancing democratic institutions and relationships; promoting active, peaceful, whole-of-government approaches to address transnational and regional security challenges; and, creating and enhancing enduring partnerships worldwide.