El Centro

SWJ El Centro, or "downtown" in Spanish, is our town square for analysis and discussion of Latin America's guerilla wars and criminal insurgencies.  More about El Centro here.

Recent El Centro Journal Articles and SWJ Blog Posts:

The Ugly Truth: Insurgencies are Brutal   by Dr. Robert Bunker Download the Full Article: The Ugly Truth: Insurgencies are Brutal The recent release by WikiLeaks.org of over seventy...

The Spiritual Significance of ¿Plata O Plomo?   by Pamela L. Bunker and Dr. Robert J. Bunker Download the full article: The Spiritual Significance of ¿Plata O Plomo?...

Lessons From a Military Humanitarian in Port-au-Prince, Haiti   by Major Kelly L. Webster Download the full article: Lessons From a Military Humanitarian in Port-au-Prince On January...

Criminal Insurgency in the Americas   by John P. Sullivan Download the full article: Criminal Insurgency in the Americas Transnational criminal organizations and gangs are threatening...

Cartel v. Cartel:   Mexico's Criminal Insurgency by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus Download the full article: Cartel v. Cartel: Mexico's Criminal Insurgency As the decade...

Haiti: Boots on the Ground Perspective   by Colonel Buck Elton Download the full article: Haiti: Boots on the Ground Perspective Buck Elton is the Commander of Joint Special Operations...

Crime and Terrorism   by Colonel Robert Killebrew Download the full article: Crime and Terrorism The U.S. has been at war in Iraq and Afghanistan now for eight years, and a great deal...

Third-Generation Gangs and Criminal Insurgency in Latin America   by Dr. Hal Brands, Small Wars Journal Third-Generation Gangs and Criminal Insurgency in Latin America (Full PDF Article...

Not So Fast, Amigas y Amigos   by Colonel Robert Killebrew, Small Wars Journal Not So Fast, Amigas y Amigos (Full PDF Article) The United States has always had mixed feelings about our...

The Seven Deadly Questions   How to Think about Mexico and Beyond by Roger Pardo-Maurer, Small Wars Journal How to Think about Mexico and Beyond (Full PDF Article) Quick Quiz By...