How Smugglers, Traffickers, and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy
By Moises Naim
Anchor Books, Paperback, 9781400078844, 340pp.
Publication Date: October 10, 2006
“Naím succeeds in presenting a clear account of how illicit commerce works and what its consequences are...he sheds light on one of the most powerful forces shaping today's world.” –Time
“Naím has gathered and sifted an astonishing range of information...Illicit is important reading for anyone struggling with the inadequacies of the "war on terror.” –The Washington Post Book World
“Intellectually invigorating and accessible...it’s not solely bullets that are changing the world.”–USA Today
"Mr. Naím's ambitions are encyclopedic. If someone, somewhere is trying to get something over on their government, he wants to chronicle their evasions"–New York Sun