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SWJ-El Centro Senior Fellows Interviewed on Mexican Cartel Tactics

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 6:24pm

SWJ-El Centro Senior Fellows Interviewed on Mexican Cartel Tactics

SWJ-El Centro senior fellows Dr. Robert J. Bunker and Dr. John P. Sullivan were interviewed by Chris Dalby at Insight Crime.  They discussed their recent edited collection Illicit Tactical Progress: Mexican Cartel Tactical Notes 2013-2020.

Illicit Tactical Progress

The interview in available in English as "How Mexico's Cartels Have Learned Military Tactics" and Spanish as "Cómo los carteles de México han aprendido tácticas militares." The book chronicles the evolution of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by Mexican cartels and criminal armed groups (CAGs).

"As violence has continued to rise in Mexico year after year, criminal groups have adopted an increasingly militarized approach to their tactics, weaponry and training." – Chris Dalby

Sources:

Chris Dalby, "How Mexico's Cartels Have Learned Military Tactics." InSight Crime, 2 September 2021.

Chris Dalby, "Cómo los carteles de México han aprendido tácticas militares." InSight Crime, 2 de septiembre de 2021.

Robert j. Bunker and John P. Sullivan, Editors, Illicit Tactical Progress: Mexican Cartel Tactical Notes 2013-2020Bloomington: Xlibris, 2021.

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