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New Documents Spotlight Reagan-era Tensions over Pakistani Nuclear Program

Findings that General Zia Had “Lied” About Pakistani Nuclear Activities Conflicted with U.S. Afghanistan Priority

The Path to Lower Nuclear Numbers?

Invitation from the Woodrow Wilson Center’s International Security Studies

and the Los Alamos National Laboratory

Topic: "The Path to Lower Nuclear Numbers?"

Latin American Program in the News: Business: A welcomed new partner in citizen security

For the event on reducing murder rates in Central America, go here.


Latin American Program in the News: Regional Security, Not Iran, a Primary Focus in South America



When talking about their economies, summit participants celebrated the region's recent gains and its increasingly outward-looking vision for trade and business. But as regional citizens continue to face the daily threat of ongoing violence and organized crime, Latin American leaders were focused on finding solutions for the internal security obstacles.

Latin American Program in the News: U.S. Drug Policy Faces Latin Dissent



When Mr. Obama attended the Americas summit three years ago, the newly inaugurated American president was greeted warmly. He responded that the U.S. had at times been disengaged and promised a relationship based on equal partnership.

Geoff Dabelko On The Diane Rehm Show Discussing Global Water Security

ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko was recently a guest on The Diane Rehm Show to discuss the just-released U.S. intelligence community assessment of world water security. He was joined by co-panelists retired Maj. Gen.

Latin American Program in the News: Gorilla in the Room: Guatemala Takes the Lead



Latin American Program in the News: Guatemala: capturan presunto jefe narco buscado en EEUU


Cynthia Arnson, directora del programa de América Latina del Centro de Estudios internacionales Woodrow Wilson en Washington dijo que el arresto constituye un "acontecimiento novedoso" pero que su "impacto en el narcotráfico en Guatemala y los altos indices de violencia están por verse ya que esta misma estrategia de remover las cabecillas en México contribuyó al incremento de violencia en el país".


Four Takeaways from the Global Water Security Intelligence Assessment

The just-released unclassified National Intelligence Council (NIC) report on water and security is a positive contribution to understanding the complex and interconnected ecological, social, economic, and political issues around water.

The Rebellion of Criminal Networks: Organized Crime in Latin America and the Dynamics of Change

Organized crime in Latin America is undergoing constant and substantial changes, positioning itself as a relevant strategic actor in the hemisphere, reconfiguring geographic borders, penetrating political and social structures, playing a significant role in the economy, and threatening progress in building the state and strengthening democratic systems. Although its manifestations differ from place to place, organized crime is present in every country in the region and has become one of the biggest challenges governments face.