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Feb 28, 2018 0 Comments

China Will ‘Increasingly Project’ Military Power in Latin America Media Appearances, Media Mentions

In response to our latest Dispatch, Breitbart columnist Edwin Mora discusses China’s increasing role in Latin America. The article echoes the report and notes the increasing security concern that Bejing’s actions in the region pose.

As well as ongoing economic influence, there has been a “steady increase in Chinese intelligence activities in Latin America, which likely seek to collect information on U.S. military technology and doctrine; conduct cyber warfare, and carry out corporate espionage.” 

This security concern is also noted by the U.S. military who have said, “The larger strategic challenge posed by China in this region is not yet a military one. It is an economic one, and a new approach may be required to compete effectively against China’s coordinated efforts in the Americas. Some of the most critical elements needed in this effort are not ones that [SOUTHCOM] can bring to bear.”

To read the full article click, here and check the latest Dispatch out, here.

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Nov 20, 2017 0 Comments

What is the Center of Latin America’s Security Challenges? Media Appearances, Media Mentions

Author of this article, Adelle Nazarian, comments on Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen’s remarks at the Western Hemisphere Security Forum, hosted by the Center for a Secure Free Society and DaniIMG_7202el Morgan Graduate School. After accepting the Manwaring Award for displaying exceptional commitment and leadership to securing freedom in the Americas, Ros-Lehtinen remarked, “Hezbollah engages in widespread drug trafficking throughout the region in order to fund its terror activities and has close ties to the Venezuelan Vice President,” she said.  “Iran is also making diplomatic inroads in the Hemisphere, staffing up their embassies and sharing intelligence with other anti-U.S. regimes.”

Her comments echoed the message at the Forum: “it is time we start giving the Western Hemisphere the attention it deserves.”

Read the full article, here.

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Nov 19, 2017 0 Comments

Venezuela Aiding ‘Clandestine Jihadist Network’ Tied to Hezbollah Media Appearances, Media Mentions

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

Venezuela is often covered in the news- the humanitarian situation there is commonly talked about, but what is not being talked about is “the growing Islamic terrorist threat stemming from Latin America [which is] continuously cultivated by the rogue Nicolás Maduro regime in Venezuela.”

Joseph Humire is cited in a Breitbart article by Edwin Mora, saying “that Venezuela employed propaganda tactics to conceal its relationship with Arabic countries, particularly the exchange of thousands of people between the South American country and Muslim nations.”

What are future concerns of this pipeline between Latin America and the Middle East?

Read the full article, here, to find out.