April 10, 2023 - Policy Brief published by ICAIE
Douglas Farah’s policy brief for the International Coalition Against Illicit Markets (ICAIE), where he is a senior advisor, on emerging transnational criminal threats in Latin America. Topics include criminalized states, gangs, and transnational organized crime.
March 29, 2023 - Study published by IBI Consultants
Un estudio examinando como el gobierno de Argentina y sus aliados en provincias feudales han abierto el país para que la República Popular de China tenga acceso irrestricto a sectores estratégicos como el litio, sin transparencia o rendición de cuentas. Topics include Argentina, China, corruption, and lithium.
March 24, 2023 - Study published by IBI Consultants
This study examines how the government of Argentina has allowed the PRC to take over multiple strategic interests, including the vital lithium trade. Topics include Argentina, China, corruption, and lithium.
March 20, 2023 - Journal Article published by Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
Across Latin America, transnational criminal organizations that move billions of dollars a year in illicit profits are transferring parts of their financial holdings to cryptocurrencies as a way of avoiding detection and asset seizures. Topics include cryptocurrency, El Salvador, Paraguay, and transnational organized crime.
January 6, 2023 - Report published by Global Americans
Our recommendations for a viable U.S. strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean in response to the infiltration of Transnational Criminal Organizations (TCOs) in governments across the political spectrum and a resulting trend towards authoritarianism in the region. Topics include Latin America, and transnational organized crime.
December 21, 2022 - Report published by Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at NDU
Our report on Russia's broad pursuit of strategic interests in Latin America aimed at attacking U.S. strategic interests through disinformation, front groups, sale of sophisticated surveillance equipment, and access to the protection of Bolivarian regimes. Topics include disinformation, Nicaragua, Russia, and Strategic Threats.
November 30, 2022 - Report published by IBI Consultants
Study on an impoverished Argentinian province full of contradictions, intrigue, and unexplained cash flows that fuel one of the most powerful and sophisticated political machines in the country. Topics include Argentina, drug trafficking, and organized crime.
November 21, 2022 - Report published by IBI Consultants
Spanish version of our report on Santiago del Estero, an impoverished province in Argentina that is a convergence center for transnational organized crime. Topics include Argentina, drug trafficking, and organized crime.