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Journal Article | March 31, 2014 07:22 PM | Comments(1)

Transnational crime and its associated transnational illicit networks pose a challenge to sovereignty and governance by fostering corruption and impunity.

Journal Article | March 22, 2014 03:51 PM | Comments(9)

The “Hidden” Power of Illegally Armed Groups in Latin America: Mexico a Case Study

Journal Article | March 19, 2014 12:18 AM | Comments(1)

This essay is the first in a series exploring the issue of drug-related violence in Mexico.

Journal Article | March 2, 2014 02:44 PM | Comments(0)

Mexican Cartel Op-Ed No. 8: Will Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera be tried in Mexico or the United States?

Blog post | March 2, 2014 02:39 PM | Comments(0)

Sinaloa Drug Cartel Can Continue Without 'Chapo' Guzman, Experts Say by Diana Washington Valdez, El Paso Times

Blog post | January 30, 2014 08:33 AM | Comments(1)

Mexico essentially legalized the country’s growing “self-defense” groups while also announcing that security forces had captured one of the four top leaders of the Knights Templar...

Blog post | January 24, 2014 08:27 AM | Comments(1)

Mexican Cartel Strategic Note No. 17: Civil Self-Defense Groups Have Emerged in 11 Mexican States

Blog post | January 19, 2014 05:35 PM | Comments(0)

One fighter claimed to be a US Army veteran who returned to Mexico specifically to join the militias. There were many like him, he said.

Journal Article | January 16, 2014 12:05 AM | Comments(0)

Mexican Cartel Strategic Note No. 16: Recent Santa Muerte Spiritual Conflict Trends

Blog post | January 14, 2014 08:53 AM | Comments(0)

Hong Kong Triads Work with Mexican Drug Lords on Methamphetamine by Brian Harris, South China Morning Post.

Blog post | January 14, 2014 03:22 PM | Comments(12)

Mexican security forces sent to quell unrest in the western state of Michoacan have started disarming local vigilante groups, state officials say.

Journal Article | January 13, 2014 05:47 AM | Comments(4)

Part 7 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Journal Article | January 12, 2014 01:43 AM | Comments(0)

Part 6 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Journal Article | January 10, 2014 08:39 AM | Comments(1)

Part 5 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Journal Article | January 9, 2014 12:14 AM | Comments(0)

Part 4 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Journal Article | January 8, 2014 01:05 AM | Comments(0)

Part 3 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Journal Article | January 7, 2014 12:54 AM | Comments(0)

Part 2 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Journal Article | January 6, 2014 08:41 AM | Comments(12)

Part 1 of a series that provides a retrospective look at the first year of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s Sexenio with comments on the prospects for 2014.

Blog post | September 10, 2013 04:22 AM | Comments(0)

"An audacious band of citizen militias battles a brutal drug cartel in the hills of central Mexico."

Blog post | August 25, 2013 04:30 PM | Comments(0)

Narco-Politics: How Mexico Got There and How It Can Get Out by Pamela F. Izaguirre, Council on Hemispheric Affairs.

Blog post | August 25, 2013 05:41 AM | Comments(0)

No matter how much the cartels tried, and continue to try, to hide their evil acts with continued threats against journalists, a group of citizens emerged to fill in the gap of local cartel coverage...

Journal Article | August 21, 2013 12:38 PM | Comments(0)

Mexico and the US continue to assert that this a war on drugs, but provide no evidence that the drug trade has diminished despite the mounting death toll and the billions of dollars spent.

Blog post | August 10, 2013 04:29 AM | Comments(0)

Associated Press reports "U.S. law enforcement officials expressed outrage over the release from prison of Mexican drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero". AP and news links.

Journal Article | August 7, 2013 04:57 AM | Comments(3)

Attacks against Mexican government officials, law enforcement, and political institutions by drug cartels, fall neatly into the Fourth Generation Warfare paradigm.

Journal Article | August 3, 2013 03:09 PM | Comments(0)

Since 2006 exceptionally intense drug-related warfare has plagued Mexico and accumulated a death toll ranging from at least 50,000 to perhaps over 100,000 with an additional 20,000 missing.