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:
“SOUTHCOM’s switch from tactical to strategic means a mission to ‘detect, illuminate, disrupt’ criminal activities.”
"Understanding drug smuggling and military organisations and enforcement agencies in ways that can inform public policies regarding illicit drug control."
“After a few years of declining violence under Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, the drug war has come roaring back to life.”
SWJ El Centro Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown has a new essay out - “Hooked: Mexico’s Violence and U.S. Demand for Drugs".
The evolving security challenges in Central America are threatening the security beyond the region and demand a unified approach.
Justice in Mexico recently completed its 2017 annual report on drug violence in Mexico. Continue on to download the report.
More than illegal immigrants who try to cross the border, more than drugs, what worries Homeland Security Secretary Kelly is the criminal network that lays all of it on America's doorstep.