5 Ways to Invest in Venezuelan Freedom
Latin America is seldom in the U.S. news these days. The announcement of Hugo Chávez’s death has been an exception, with TV news networks devoting days to the coverage and analysis. The upcoming April 14th presidentContinue reading
The War of All the People: The Nexus of Latin American Radicalism and Middle Eastern Terrorism
The War of All the People elucidates the ideological and political war against the United States, capitalism, and the widely accepted tenets of modernity. Spearheading this war are Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and MahContinue reading
Five signs Obama is losing Latin America
While President Obama made headlines for downplaying the threat posed by Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez to national security, such naive remarks should hardly come as a surprise given his track record. Though most of Mr. OContinue reading
Book Review of Jorge Vestrynge’s “Peripheral Warfare and Revolutionary Islam”
SFS Executive Director, Joseph M. Humire wrote a book review for the 2012 Spring/Summer issue of the Journal of International Security Affairs. Mr. Humire reviews Jorge Vestrynge's infamous book on "Peripheral WarContinue reading
Iran’s Informal Ambassadors to Latin America
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in India and Georgia, the Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has pointed the finger at Iran. This marks the second time in two months that Israeli officials have publicly alluContinue reading
Are Iran’s Terrorists Finding a Safe Haven in Latin America?
For some, the news that Iranian linked operatives came close to perpetrating another terrorist attack in this hemisphere came as a shock. For even more, the mention of Argentina as a secondary target and Mexican drug cContinue reading
The Fall of Moammar Qadaffi Should Serve as a Lesson for Latin American Dictators
Moammar Qaddafi’s reign in Libya is no more. The colorful, brutal persona, often more a caricature than real life, has at long last been exited—but there will be no mourning the day after. Crowds will not meet andContinue reading
Is a Security Tax a Good Investment for the Central American Private Sector?
A little over a month ago the Central American Integration System held a conference in Guatemala focused on regional security. At this conference, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, made the controversial statemenContinue reading