The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently held an interesting panel on author Evan Ellis’ latest book: “Transnational Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean”. According to the event invite:
In this public event, a panel of experts will discuss Professor Evan Ellis’ most recent book, “Transnational Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Ellis, a Professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College, argues that “instead of attacking symptoms, policymakers must focus on the relationships between the interdependent phenomena in the whole system, and how to selectively intervene in affect those relationships.”
In addition to Professor Ellis, this public event will feature Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs Rebecca Bill Chavez, and Douglas Farah. The panelists will discuss Ellis’ book as well as provide analysis of the larger theme of transnational organized crime in the region.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies is a “bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decisionmakers chart a course toward a better world”.
About the speakers at the event:
- Rebecca Bill Chavez is a Senior Strategic Fellow for Latin American Studies and a Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs. She is also a Senior Strategic Fellow for Latin American Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
- Richard Miles is a Senior Fellow, Deputy Director at CSIS’s Americas Program and the Director of CSIS’s U.S.-Mexico Futures Initiative.
- Evan Ellis is a Non-resident Senior Associate at CSIS’s Americas Program.
The video is about 90 minutes. Take a look: