In this week’s readings by Naim and Glenny presented their views on the relationship between organized transnational crime and nation states. Discuss, deliberate, and develop an answer to the following questions. Be sure to explain your answers fully.
Read Naim, Ch. 2 ( Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy
Doubleday, First Edition, 2005)
Read Glenny, Ch. 8 (McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld
Vintage, Reprint, 2009)
Summarize what each of the authors says about the relationship between organized crime (OC), transnational crime markets (TC) and nation states (NS).
For each of the readings develop either a diagram or a table that succinctly conveys the main points.
Compare and contrast each of these views. How are they the same? How do they differ?
Which perspective do you think is the most valid? Why?