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Whether firearms are used as an instrument of violent crimes, as a tool to project or perpetuate power, an illegal trading commodity or as an alternative method of payment, the connection between firearms and crime is beyond question. Firearms are part of, and often provide the foundation of organized crime. This can range from raising and supporting activities of organized crime, to terrorism and insurgency. The criminal context of firearms is...

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