Militarization

May 3, 2019
Brett J. Kyle & Andrew G. Reiter

Across the region, militarization is on the rise, posing a major threat to democracy and justice. What can be done?

January 17, 2019

Trump’s wall is just the latest incarnation of an old fixation.

January 3, 2019
Livia Peres Milani

The passage of two decrees in Argentina that allow the army to respond to transnational threats like drug trafficking and terrorism challenge important demilitarization efforts that ended the country’s military dictatorship. 

 

July 27, 2018
Brett J. Kyle and Andrew G. Reiter

Across the region, Latin America’s militaries are regaining power through the court system

July 19, 2018
Miriam Pensack

The Trump administration’s ongoing detention and deportation of asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border has echoes of the U.S. internment of over 40,000 Haitians fleeing violence in their homeland in the early 1990s.

March 27, 2018
Rafaela Cardoso and Margit Ystanes

What does the assassination of Rio de Janeiro councilmember Marielle Franco—a prominent LGBTQI activist and socialist, outspoken critic of the police, and Rio’s only black councilmember—mean for the future of Brazil?

April 26, 2016
Laura Weiss

Civil society denounces the Drug War at the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS)

February 24, 2016
Winifred Tate

After 15 years, the hollow triumphs of Plan Colombia have created a nation of victims where impunity still reigns supreme.

July 24, 2015
by Quintijn Kat

Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid. 

March 24, 2015
Rebecca Gordon

The Failed War on Drugs in Mexico (and the United States)

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