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Countering the Expansion of Transnational Criminal Networks

Organized Crime: The World's Largest Social Network | Infograph credit to Wired Magazine

Organized Crime: The World’s Largest Social Network | Infograph credit to Wired Magazine

The expanding size, scope, and influence of transnational organized crime and its impact on U.S. and international security and governance represent one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Through an analysis of transnational criminal networks originating in South America, this report develops a more refined understanding of the operational characteristics of these networks; the strategic alliances that they have established with state and other nonstate actors; and the multiple threats that they pose. Read article here