Eduardo Salcedo-Albaran

Philosopher and Ms. in Political Science at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá Colombia). Current Director of Scientific Vortex Group. By applying artificial intelligence, neuroscience and social networks analysis, he has researched in the areas of transnational organized crime, kidnapping, corruption, drug-trafficking and State Capture. He has served as advisor for the Colombian presidency in Colombia, and consultant and researcher in local chapters of Transparency International and public agencies. He has collaborated for SEED Magazine and for different books and magazines. Professor in the areas of Evolution and Genetics, Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, and Scientific Thought. Since 2010 he is a member of EDGE Foundation, Inc., which includes “some of the most interesting minds in the world”. His recent work on illegal social networks has been exhibited and discussed in galleries, workshops and media around the world.

Part 5 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

How Corruption Affects National Security of the United States: An Explorative Hypothesis on Mexican Transnational Criminal Networks Operating in the United States