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New York City, NY
March 4-7, 2015

San Francisco, CA
December 10-13, 2014

Atlanta, GA
October 31-November 2, 2014

Pakistan

The Last Dispatch: Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2011

“The Last Dispatch: Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2011.” The International Federation of Journalists (2012). Accessed 24 July 2014. http://ifj-safety.org/assets/docs/171/255/ 675a5ab-75d62ff.pdf.

This source provides data on the number of journalists and media workers killed and assaulted in 2011.

The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Contemporary Conflict: A Legal and Ethical Analysis

Kreps, Sarah, John Kaag. “The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Contemporary Conflict: A Legal and Ethical Analysis.” Polity 44, No.2 (2012): 260–285. Accessed 30 June 2014. http://www.palgrave-journals.com.ezproxy.lib.utah.edu/polity/journal/v44.... This article analyzes the legality and ethicality of drone strikes in modern day warfare.

Pakistan Statement by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

Emmerson, Ben. “Pakistan: Statement by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism.” United Nations Human Rights, 15 March 2013. Accessed 22 May 2014. http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=13148&L... Emmerson releases a statement on his talks with Pakistan 11-13 March about the U.S. UAV strikes in their country.

Drone Warfare

“Drone Warfare.” CQ Researcher 20, No. 28 (6 August 2010): 653-676. Accessed 28 June 2014. http://library.cqpress.com.ezproxy.lib.utah.edu/cqresearcher/document.ph.... This comprhensive journal article discusses general history, ethicality and future use of drone warfare.

Informal Value Transfer Systems, Terrorism and Money Laundering

Passas, Nikos. Informal Value Transfer Systems, Terrorism and Money Laundering. Washington: National Institute of Justice, 2003. Accessed 2 July 2013. https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/208301.pdf
This comprehensive report defines Hawala through explaining informal value transfer systems, and besides discussing the complex process of such practices, it goes on to talk about law enforcement challenges and international legal asymmetries that make such activities possible.

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The Hawala Alternative Remittance System and its Role in Money Laundering.

Jost, Patrick M. and Sandhu, Harjit Singh. The Hawala Alternative Remittance System and its Role in Money Laundering. Washington: U.S Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and INTERPOL, 2000. Accessed 3 July 2013. http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/terrorist-illicit-finance/Docume...
This study not only comprehensively explains why Hawala happens and how it is used to launder money, but also discusses its legality.

Hawala: The Main Facilitator for Middle Eastern Organized Crime Groups

Duaij, Abdulrahman. Hawala: The Main Facilitator for Middle Eastern Organized Crime Groups. PUBP 710 Professor Louise Shelley, 2009. Accessed 2 July 2013. http://traccc.gmu.edu/pdfs/student_research/Al-Khalifa_Hawala.pdf
This study talks about how Hawala is used by organized criminal groups to internationally finance themselves and launder illicitly produced money.

Counterfeit Medicines in less developed countries

Morris, Julian and Stevens, Philip. Counterfeit Medicines in less developed countries. London: International Policy Network, 2006. Accessed 21 June 2013. http://counterfeiting.unicri.it/docs/Ctf%20medicines%20in%20less%20devel...
This report talks about the role of LDCs as producers of counterfeit medicines, the reasons behind this and how the health impact is greater in these countries.

Proliferation: Threat and Response

Office of the Secretary of Defense. Proliferation: Threat and Response. 2001.
This report by the United States Secretary of Defense discusses in detail the threat of nuclear proliferation in numerous states, including India and Pakistan.
https://www.fas.org/irp/threat/prolif00.pdf

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The Challenge of Slums

“The Challenge of Slums.” UN-HABITAT Global Report on Human Settlements. 2003. www.unhabitat.org/pmss/getElectronicVersion.aspx?nr=1156&alt=1.

This report goes into great detail about the various aspects of the slum issue, covering and describing the causes, the current status, what has been done, and the regions most effected.

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