By Evan Ellis - Assistant Professor of National Security The work examines the PRC's expanding, increasingly self-confident engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean, as manifested in the recent China-CELAC summit in Santiago Chile. China ready for battle for Latin America's "hearts and minds". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took aim last week at a resurgent … Continue reading CHINA. Chinese Engagement in Latin America and the US Response – Taking Off the Gloves.
by Chrissy (Jackson) Sykes - Creator at My Body Is My Body Programme, Child Abuse Prevention, Member ISPCAN, GGA (United Kingdom) We all want our children to be well behaved when we leave them with babysitters, family and friends so...you may tell them You listen to the babysitter (friend or family member) You do everything they … Continue reading UNITED KINGDOM. Be careful what you say to a child before leaving them with anyone
By Evan Ellis - Assistant Professor of National Security The article was written before the missile strike in Syria, and doesn't capture the impact of the action on the summit agenda, I believe that the basic analysis of the conservative trend in the region is consistent with what happened at the summit, and the article's arguments … Continue reading LATIN AMERICA. How the 2018 Summit of the Americas can still make a difference
by Evan Ellis - Assistant Professor of National Security From February 19-28, I had the opportunity to travel to Mexico City to speak with academics and officials in the Mexican defense sector, regarding the evolution of challenges of transnational organized crime and insecurity in the country, and the work of the Mexican government to combat it. … Continue reading MEXICO. The evolution of security challenges in Mexico
by Martin Edwin Andersen - Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist The New York Times: "'Dossier Secreto' is a sort of 'Nunca Mas' with a thesis. Like the Argentine report, this book by a former Argentine-based reporter for Newsweek and The Washington Post chronicles one of the grimmest chapters in Latin America's history, a tragedy that went … Continue reading ARGENTINA. Latin America’s history, a tragedy that went on for years while the world averted its gaze.
Martin Edwin Andersen - Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist En cuanto de Derechos Humanos, "siempre tenés que jugar en línea recta." - Patt Derian, héroe y profeta de la Administración de Jimmy Carter. El libro de Gaby Levinas , Doble agente. La biografía inesperada de Horacio Verbitsky , llega en un momento delicado. En las … Continue reading ARGENTINA. No hay peor ciego que el que no quiere ver
By Evan Ellis - Assistant Professor of National Security In mid-2017, a delegation of US congressmen traveled to Santo Domingo to meet with senior Dominican officials and to discuss important matters involving security and development challenges in the country. In fulfillment of Public Law 114-29, approved by the U.S. Congress in December 2016, the U.S. Department of State has been working … Continue reading DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Defense and Security Challenges
Martin Edwin Andersen - Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Patt Derian, Jimmy Carter's human rights defender, has her heralded her records rather than turn them over to the Reagan Administration ... WASHINGTON -- The real and imagined plots that color discussions of the relationship between President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin recall an earlier age … Continue reading US. Vladimir Putin, Trump and Latin America
Martin Edwin Andersen - Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Martin Edwin Andersen, a former assistant professor at the National Defense University, is a national security and human rights whistleblower in the Departments of Justice and Defense. Re: Anti-corruption mission denounces legal reforms in Honduras Supposed "reforms"--seen as mask for wrongdoing--reflect measures already in effect at … Continue reading HONDURAS. Anti-corruption mission denounces legal reforms in Honduras
Evan Ellis - Assistant Professor of National Security In Ecuador, largely unnoticed in the United States, a quiet revitalization of civil society and democratic institutions is taking place. The nation’s new President Lenin Moreno, once viewed as the “handpicked successor” of anti-U.S. populist leader Rafael Correa, has taken a path so different that his predecessor has … Continue reading ECUADOR. Moreno Reviving Ecuador’s Participatory Democracy