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:

COIN in Mexico? A Response to Robert Culp's Strategy for Military Counter Drug Operations   by Patrick Corcoran Download The Full Article: COIN in Mexico? It has grown fashionable...

The Mexican Cartel Debate:   As Viewed Through Five Divergent Fields of Security Studies by Dr. Robert J. Bunker Download the Full Article: The Mexican Cartel Debate The Mexican...

Strategy for Military Counter Drug Operations   by Robert Culp Download The Full Article: Strategy for Military Counter Drug Operations The Mexican Army's counter-drug (CD)...

Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico:   Web and Social Media Resources by Dr. Robert J. Bunker and Lt. John P. Sullivan Download The Full Article: Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico: Web and...

The Merida Initiative: A Flawed Counterdrug Policy?   by Philip K. Abbott Download The Full Article: The Merida Initiative: A Flawed Counterdrug Policy? Economic integration and...

Che Guevara: An Exploration of Revolutionary Theory   by Jamie E. Hill Download the Full Article: Che Guevara: An Exploration of Revolutionary Theory During the mid-20th century, a...

From the TBA to the USA: Barbarians at the Gate   by Marilyn Stern Download the Full Article: From the TBA to the USA: Barbarians at the Gate On October 10, 2010, an illegal Mexican...

Cholera in Haiti?   Send in the Marines by Colonel Gary Anderson Download the Full Article: Cholera in Haiti? Send in the Marines The Cholera outbreak in Haiti is an utterly...

The U.S. Strategic Imperative Must Shift From Iraq/Afghanistan to Mexico/The Americas and the Stabilization of Europe   by Dr. Robert J. Bunker Download the Full Article: The U.S....

Plan Mexico?   Towards an Integrated Approach in the War on Drugs by Alfonso Reyes Download the Full Article: Plan Mexico? The illegal drug trade has been present in Mexico since the...