Situation Report: Central American Caravans

Situation Report: Central American Caravans

This Situation Report covers the recent crisis driven by mass migration from Central America through Mexico to the United States southwest border. The report details the route taken by the Central American caravans, focu

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Venezuela: more than a brutal regime it’s an evil revolution that must be stopped

Venezuela: more than a brutal regime it’s an evil revolution that must be stopped

The Venezuelan crisis has become the worst humanitarian crisis in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 3 million people fleeing the country in the last few years. As conditions in the country worsen, more Venezuelans a

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Hugo Chavez, The Spectre

Hugo Chavez, The Spectre

With 4 million Venezuelans leaving the country since Hugo Chavez was elected just 20 years ago, we're witnessing the Western Hemisphere's worst humanitarian crisis in recent times.  Neighboring countries

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Hezbollah Crime-Terror Network Poses Big Concerns, Should Be Focus At Summit Of The Americas

Hezbollah Crime-Terror Network Poses Big Concerns, Should Be Focus At Summit Of The Americas

As world leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere gather in Lima, Peru for the Summit of the Americas VIII on April 13th – 14th they should agree to target Hezbollah and dismantle their crime-terror emp

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Financial Nexus Of Terrorism, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime

Financial Nexus Of Terrorism, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime

Joseph Humire testifies in a hearing by the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance on the "Financial nexus of terrorism, drug trafficking, and organized crime" held on Tuesday, March 20,

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

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 d

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The Dragon and the Condor: Beyond China’s Economic Influence in the Americas

The Dragon and the Condor: Beyond China’s Economic Influence in the Americas

February 2018 • Issue 6 by Ricardo Neeb & Fernando Menéndez Mainstream analysis of China’s presence in Latin America almost exclusively concentrates on economics rather than politics, and often d

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Iran, Russia, and China’s Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis

Iran, Russia, and China’s Central Role in the Venezuela Crisis

In the wake of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's first visit to Latin America, where China and Russia were both mentioned, Joseph Humire remarks on these external influences within the country. In an article for

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