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Highlighting the lawlessness in Guerrero state, civilians in the Chilapa municipality disarmed police and looted shops in May. (PEDRO PARDO/AFP PHOTO)

Why Mining Companies Struggle with Security in Mexico

In Guerrero state in particular, mineral extraction firms are vulnerable to kidnapping and extortion. Read more…

Protective Intelligence Lessons From the Barakat Assassination

There is a sophisticated terrorist actor in Cairo capable of planning and executing complex terrorist attacks against hard targets Read more…

Improving U.S.-Cuban Ties Create Openings in Colombia and Venezuela

Washington will have an opportunity to reassert its influence in Latin America over the next several years. Read more…