The evolving security challenges in Central America are threatening the security beyond the region and demand a unified approach.
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:
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.
“The ‘tortoise-like’ Colombian army is losing its grip on a key cocaine zone and the cartels are offering former FARC rebels $600 per month to enlist.”
“All Colombians want peace. Any future deal with FARC, however, must address citizens’ concerns.”
This work is our fifth Small Wars Journal--El Centro anthology, covering writings first published in 2015.