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Eduardo Guerrero, a consultant on security affairs at Lantia Consultores, addresses lessons in the war against organized crime in ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America.

Journal Article | March 5, 2012 06:13 AM | Comments(4)

In the first of a three part series, Guillermo Vázquez del Mercado Almada describes organized crime in Mexico and lays a basis for his "five Ps" proposal to reduce violence...

SWJ El Centro Fellow John P. Sullivan's paper "From Drug Wars to Criminal Insurgency: Mexican Cartels, Criminal Enclaves and Criminal Insurgency in Mexico and Central America, and their...

Guillermo Almada offers the second in his three-part series on reducing violence in Mexico.

Journal Article | March 9, 2012 06:10 AM | Comments(3)

Guillermo Almada offers part three of his series on how to reduce violence in Mexico.

Blog post | March 11, 2012 07:29 PM | Comments(6)

A few years ago Latin American specialists began warning the defense community at large that the Mexican cartels constituted an insurgency in the actual sense, though one that was strategically...

A new book from two SWJ El Centro fellows on Los Zetas.

A look at the gray agents - the public servants, political actors, or security agents - that promote criminal interests. 

Mexican criminal networks are far more decentralized and thus more resiliant than the Colombian cartels of the 1980s.

Journal Article | April 20, 2012 04:54 AM | Comments(8)

Must we define drug traffickers in Mexico as terrorists and do more to prevent their disastrous effects?