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:

Future Conflict   Criminal Insurgencies, Gangs and Intelligence by John P. Sullivan, Small Wars Journal Future Conflict: Criminal Insurgencies, Gangs and Intelligence (Full PDF Article...

Plazas for Profit   Mexico's Criminal Insurgency by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus Small Wars Journal Plazas for Profit: Mexico's Criminal Insurgency (Full PDF Article) In...

Mexico's Struggle with 'Drugs and Thugs'   SWJ Book Review by John P. Sullivan Mexico's Struggle with 'Drugs and Thugs' (Full PDF Article) Mexico is in the...

State of Siege   Mexico's Criminal Insurgency by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus, Small Wars Journal State of Siege: Mexico's Criminal Insurgency (Full PDF Article) Mexico is...

Maras in Central America   National Security Implications of Gang Activity South of the Border by COL Terry Saltsman and LTC Ben Welch III, Small Wars Journal Download interim version...