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 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...

Hezbollah in the Tri-Border Area of South America   by Cyrus Miryekta Download the Full Article: Hezbollah in South America Hezbollah, Lebanon's Iran-sponsored Shi'i Muslim...

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...