Small Wars Journal

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:

by Molly Molloy | Tue, 05/10/2016 - 12:51pm | 0 comments

SWJ El Centro Fellow Molly Molloy shares her thoughts on the possible imminent extradition of El Chapo Guzmán.

by John P. Sullivan | Thu, 03/17/2016 - 3:27am | 1 comment

SWJ-EL Centro Fellow Nate Jones just published the book Mexico's Illicit Drug Networks and the State Reaction.

by The Strategic Studies Institute | Wed, 03/16/2016 - 12:05am | 1 comment

“This monograph creates a proposed insurgency typology divided into legacy, contemporary, and emergent and potential insurgency forms, and provides strategic implications.”

by Jay Gilhooly | Tue, 02/16/2016 - 1:20am | 0 comments
by The New York Times | Sat, 01/16/2016 - 10:40am | 0 comments

New York Times twofer: The manhunt for El Chapo and why Mexico's mayors are cartel targets.

by Robert Bunker | Wed, 12/02/2015 - 8:48am | 0 comments

Conference background and topic summary.

by Center for Complex Operations | Sat, 10/24/2015 - 1:07pm | 0 comments

Continue on for information on this CCO event and how to attend or view it online.

by The Washington Post | Fri, 09/25/2015 - 2:24am | 0 comments

"A sophisticated farm-to-arm supply chain is fueling America’s surging heroin appetite, causing heroin to surpass cocaine and meth to become the nation’s No. 1 drug threat."

by Dave Dilegge | Wed, 09/16/2015 - 11:08am | 3 comments

Millions of Central Americans live outside their countries, with 80 percent living in the US, according to research into the connections between food insecurity, violence, and migration.