Small Wars Journal

paramilitary groups

SWJ-El Centro Book Review: "El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency" SWJED Sun, 11/11/2018 - 5:16pm
Mexico’s cartels have become a global problem. From the manufacture and sale of drugs, to human trafficking, turf wars, among other criminal acts, narcos have an international footprint. Ioan Grillo’s "El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency", is an account of how Mexico’s cartels were once drug smugglers who later radically transformed into “paramilitary death squads”
The Rise of Paramilitary Groups in Turkey SWJED Sat, 03/03/2018 - 12:32am

Erdogan has instigated an irregular and Iranian-like militia structure that helps him control streets, inflict oppression and carry out covert operations against dissident political groups.