Latin America

World Cup and Olympics and Terrorism in Brazil

Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, terrorist attacks occurred in countries that were hosting global events, including incidents…

3 years ago

Guerrilla Warfare in Latin America

When a nation is invaded, or succumbs to an authoritarian government, its people usually are no match for either foreign…

3 years ago

Defining the Problem and Reaching a Solution: A Reflection on How to Counter Violent Extremism

“Violent extremism knows no boundaries.” That was the message that Rise to Peace founder Ahmad Mohibi used to open “How…

3 years ago

The Mafia and the Latin American Drug Trade

Pablo Escobar, the infamous Colombian drug trafficker with ties to the Mafia. It is common knowledge that the Mafia engages…

3 years ago

Jair Bolsonaro and Violence in Brazil

On Sunday, Brazilians elected Jair Bolsonaro as their thirty-eighth president. Bolsonaro has been described by the New York Times as…

3 years ago