Jacob Kim

Major Jacob Kim is a U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer specializing in the Latin American and Northeast Asian regions.  He holds a Master of Arts degree in Latin American Studies from the University of California Los Angeles and published his thesis Mexican Drug Cartel Influence in Government, Society, and Culture in 2014. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree at Johns Hopkins University.

Cartels are born from greed but they are also byproducts of Mexico’s flawed policies.