SOUTHCOM’s diplomatic actions are effective because it can operate at both ends of the spectrum within the realm of coercive diplomacy.
Cutting Aid to the Northern Triangle Illustrates the Gap Between U.S. Strategy and Capacity in the Region SWJED Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:54am
If Washington is serious about dismantling TCOs and disrupting cocaine trafficking into the United States it must prioritize more assets to support Admiral Faller’s efforts so that his command is better resourced to interdict and reduce the flow of dangerous, illicit drugs from entering the United States. If not, Washington should lower its expectations and rethink its regional objectives.
Criminal Networks: A Gateway for Terrorists SWJED Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:39am
The U.S. Southern Command has a tremendous bearing on the U.S. National and domestic security efforts based on proximity and the nature of threats to the U.S. borders.