Terrorism Networks and Trade : Does the Neighbor Hurt ?

  title={Terrorism Networks and Trade : Does the Neighbor Hurt ?},
  author={Jos{\'e} T. de Sousa and Daniel Mirza and Thierry Verdier},
On 25 of December 2009, a terrorist attempt failed agains t a plane coming from Amsterdam and about to land in Detroit Airport (Michigan, USA ). This attempt has been driven by a Nigerian passenger who appeared to be member of the Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen, Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.Immediately after the atta ck, the U.S. authorities strengthened their airports security measures. Inparticular, they set m asures against a list of 14 ‘countries of interest’. 

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