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Gripen thumb RUSI Journal: Latin America in Step with Global Defence Offset Phenomenon 5 Jan 2015
Latin America’s growth in national income has driven accelerated defence industrialisation and a wealth of country offset programmes Defence Management Americas Latin America
Coca eradication Analysis: Assessing the Illegal Proliferation of the Coca Plant 13 Oct 2014
With the discovery of Mexico’s first ever coca plantation, is the worldwide proliferation of coca growth a feasible possibility, and what could the implications be? Organised Crime Central and South America Latin America
Seized cocaine Panama RUSI Newsbrief: A Reliable Partner: The UK and Countering Organised Crime in Latin America 20 May 2014 by Matt Ince
UK politicians’ recent visits to Latin America highlight the growing British emphasis on international co-operation to disrupt organised-crime networks. Organised Crime UK Latin America
Columbian Security Forces Analysis: Colombia’s Long Road to Peace 15 May 2014 by Matt Ince
Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) could form a central pillar of a lasting peace in Colombia. But how can you make it attractive for those heavily involved in organised crime, which profit the most from the country’s internal conflict? Americas Central and South America Latin America
FARC Negotiations RUSI Journal: Filling the FARC-Shaped Void 31 Oct 2013 by Matt Ince
As peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC seem to be reaching their conclusion, local and regional criminal groups gear up to fight for succession Latin America Americas Central and South America Counter-insurgency Organised Crime
OAS sec gen presents report on drug policy RUSI Newsbrief: After the ‘War on Drugs’: Drug-Policy Reform in the Americas 3 Sep 2013 by Matt Ince
The apparent failure of the ‘war on drugs’ in Latin America has led to calls for a change in strategy. But would this merely prompt organised-crime groups to diversify their activities? Latin America Americas Central and South America United States Organised Crime
201307 NB Ince thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Unravelling Mexico’s New Security Agenda 24 Jun 2013 by Matt Ince
Mexican President Peña Nieto’s attempt to de-emphasise the fight against drug trafficking may impact negatively upon security co-operation with the United States. Latin America Americas United States
201305 NB Dodds thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: After the Vote: The Future of the Falklands 3 May 2013
The result of the Falkland Islands referendum underscores the growing agency of the local government in the territorial dispute Latin America Americas UK Europe UK Defence
Climate Change Interim Migration Report 2011 News: RUSI Climate Change Report Presented to Mexican and US Policymakers 28 Feb 2013 by Duncan Depledge
A new RUSI study examining climate change implications was presented in February 2013 to Mexican legislators and experts in Washington DC. Climate Security Global Security Issues Latin America Americas Central and South America
201301 NB Ince_thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: The CELAC-EU Summit 2013: Re-characterising Bi-regional Relations? 17 Jan 2013 by Matt Ince
As the EU meets with the recently formed CELAC for the first time, climate change, regional integration, migration, education and the global drug problem are all on the agenda. European Union International Institutions Latin America Americas
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