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The US and Colombia aren’t planning a military intervention in Venezuela, but is Maduro?

In an op-ed piece for CNN in Español, Joseph Humire discusses the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. He asks, what if the strategic objective isn’t to produce internal chaos, but to provoke an external conflict? What role do Russia and Iran play? And what does Plan Zamora have to do with the strategy? Read the full article […] Read More »

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Venezuela, the Syria of America

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Iran plots to destabilize Latin America & What is to be done?

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El Caso de Óscar Pérez

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Global Dispatch

February 2018 • Issue 6

The Dragon and the Condor: Beyond China’s Economic Influence in the Americas by Ricardo Neeb & Fernando Menéndez Click on image to download Dispatch Mainstream analysis of China’s presence in Latin America almost exclusively concentrates on economics rather than politics, and often disregards military or security issues entirely. Chinese economic penetration of the Western Hemisphere, which […] Read More »

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Turning the Tables: How Brazil Defeated an ISIS Threat

by Leonardo Coutinho September 2017 • Issue 5 Click on image to download Dispatch For several decades, Brazil has been criticized for serving as a haven for Islamist extremists in South America. Foz da Iguaçu, a southwestern Brazilian city within the Tri-Border Area, at the crossroads of Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil, was used as a logistical […] Read More »

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May 2017 • Issue 4

Checking Iran’s Gambit: A Review of Canada’s Policy Toward the Islamic Republic by Candice Malcolm Click on image to download Dispatch This Dispatch provides an overview of Iran’s activities in Canada, including those of its proxy group Hezbollah, that led to Canada’s firm response in 2012. In detailing the steps taken by the Harper government […] Read More »

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