October 17, 2023 - Report published by United States Institute of Peace
This report examines Russia’s strategic interests, objectives, and tactics in Latin America by exploring its use of media platforms, key influencers, and institutions, and it offers recommendations for how US policymakers can begin to push back. Topics include BJCE, criminalized states, disinformation, Latin America, Maduro, Putin, Russia, technology, and Venezuela.
June 23, 2023 - Interview published by Confidencial
Douglas Farah discusses Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's visit to Latin America in June 2023, aimed at strengthening strategic alliances with Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba in opposition to the United States and its allies. Topics include Iran, Nicaragua, Ortega, and sanctions.
June 7, 2023 - Video published by United States Institute of Peace
Douglas Farah discusses how Russia information operations are deployed in Latin America, the objectives of these operations, and what is most concerning about Moscow’s effort to advance its influence in Latin America. Topics include disinformation, Latin America, and Russia.
June 7, 2023 - IBI Consultants
Testimony of Douglas Farah before the House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Law Enforcement and Intelligence on the issue of Transnational Criminal Organizations and the threat they pose to the Homeland. Topics include Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación, China, drug trafficking, gold trafficking, MS-13, Russia, and transnational organized crime.
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.