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Hubris and Prudence in Nicaragua

The latest from fellow Fernando Menéndez about China’s place in Nicaragua:  “A few short years ago, Chinese investments in Latin America seemed to mean changing the nature of the hemisphere in economic, if not political, terms. One such possibility was a massive canal to traverse Central America, leading to increased commerce between oceans and physically altering the […] Read More »

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¿Una posible guerra comercial entre EE.UU y China?

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The Restructuring of the Venezuelan Military

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Embajadora Nikki Haley defiende decisión de Trump sobre Irán

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Global Dispatch

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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March 2017 • Issue 3

Suriname: The New Paradigm of a Criminalized State by Douglas Farah and Kathryn Babineau Click on image to download Dispatch Paramaribo, Suriname—An isolated country on the Caribbean coast of South America, Suriname, has long been identified as an ideal “transit zone” for narco-traffickers and other nefarious actors. Its weak borders and corrupt government allows for […] Read More »

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