SWJ El Centro, or "downtown" in Spanish, is our town square for analysis and discussion of Latin America's guerilla wars and criminal insurgencies. More about El Centro here.
Recent El Centro Journal Articles and SWJ Blog Posts:
by Robert Muggah | Mon, 05/22/2023 - 5:22pm | 1 comment
SWJ El Centro Book Review − The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Methby Pilar Glaser | Tue, 05/09/2023 - 3:44pm | 2 comments
by SWJ Editors | Mon, 05/08/2023 - 2:50pm | 7 comments
New SWJ−El Centro Fellows and Intern: May 2023
by Diego Ramírez Sánchez | Thu, 05/04/2023 - 8:43pm | 1 comment
by Mahmut Cengiz, by Camilo Pardo-Herrera | Tue, 04/25/2023 - 8:20pm | 1 comment
by SWJ Editors | Sun, 04/23/2023 - 10:44pm | 6 comments
Forza alla Legge, the first publication of the Società Italiana di Storia Militare or Italian Society of Military History (SISM) Research Group on history of armed policing and internal security has just been released.
by Diego Ramírez Sánchez | Thu, 04/20/2023 - 4:23pm | 1 comment
by Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera | Mon, 04/17/2023 - 5:31pm | 4 comments
by Jonathan D. Rosen | Wed, 04/12/2023 - 6:46pm | 1 comment
SWJ El Centro Book Review − Clash of the Cartels: Unmasking the global drug kingpins stalking South Africaby John P. Sullivan | Wed, 04/05/2023 - 1:10am | 2 comments
Changing Faces of Immigrants Crossing through Ciudad Juárez and into the United States: Reflections on Migrants, Culture, and Crimeby Howard Campbell | Fri, 03/24/2023 - 5:02pm | 1 comment
by Michael L. Burgoyne, by Albert J. Marckwardt | Thu, 03/23/2023 - 4:40pm | 4 comments
by Russell W. Glenn | Mon, 03/06/2023 - 10:01pm | 4 comments
Third Generation Gangs Strategic Note No. 52: Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC) Cell Suspected of Using Evangelical Churches as Fronts for Money Launderingby John P. Sullivan, by José de Arimatéia da Cruz, by Robert Bunker | Tue, 02/21/2023 - 4:36pm | 2 comments
by Pamela Ruiz | Mon, 02/06/2023 - 9:49pm | 1 comment
by Tomás Andres Michael Carvallo | Thu, 01/19/2023 - 5:17pm | 1 comment
by Daniel Weisz , by John P. Sullivan, by Robert Bunker | Tue, 01/17/2023 - 9:08pm | 1 comment
by SWJ Editors | Wed, 01/04/2023 - 6:14pm | 2 comments
SWJ−El Centro announces its Interns for 2023
by SWJ Editors | Sun, 01/01/2023 - 6:43pm | 3 comments
These research articles represent the best of SWJ–El Centro for 2022 as selected by the SWJ–El Centro Senior Fellows.
by SWJ Editors | Wed, 12/07/2022 - 5:23pm | 3 comments
A Small Wars Journal−El Centro team just published a research article, "A Social Network Analysis of Mexico’s Dark Network Alliance Structure" at the Journal of Strategic Security.
by Rafael Velázquez Flores | Tue, 11/22/2022 - 11:24am | 2 comments
by Jonathan D. Rosen | Tue, 11/01/2022 - 11:01pm | 1 comment
Transnational Cartels and Prison/Jail Gangs: A Social Network Analysis of Mexican Mafia (Eme) and La Familia Michoacana Conspiracy Casesby Isaac Poritzky, by Nathan P. Jones, by John P. Sullivan | Mon, 10/24/2022 - 6:28pm | 7 comments
by Daniel Weisz | Mon, 10/17/2022 - 8:46pm | 1 comment
The Mexican National Guard: a solution to ensure security or a strong escalation in the process of militarization?by Marco Leofrigio | Sun, 10/09/2022 - 1:16am | 1 comment