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:

Mexican Cartel Tactical Notes: No 4. Cartel Military Weapons Cache Discovered Near Fronton, Texas.

Texas Border Security: A Strategic Military Assessment

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

U.S. Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime: DOA (Dead On Arrival)?

Paul Kan on "Narco-Refugees"

Can US military experience abroad in counterinsurgency help domestically to counter gangs?

Colombian Intelligence (Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad - DAS) Compromised by Drug Traffickers

Mexican Cartels (Transnational Criminal Organizations) Now Operating in Over 1,000 US Cities; Up From 195 US Cities

The deployment of narco armored cars and improvised armored fighting vehicles in Mexico as a byproduct of the criminal insurgencies taking place.

Narco-Armor in Mexico   by John P. Sullivan and Adam Elkus Download the Full Article: Narco-Armor in Mexico Known alternatively as "narco-tanks" (narcotanques), "Rhino...