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Latin America Today

Aug 19, 2020

This month, Adam Isacson, WOLA's Director for Defense Oversight, interviews Francisco CantĂș, author of The Line Becomes a River (2018) who spent four years in the Border Patrol. They discuss the often toxic culture of CBP and the current impact the agency has on the United States' approach to migration.


Aug 13, 2020

The effort to assert democratic civilian control over armed forces is not over, Kristina Mani of Oberlin College reminds us. Latin American civilians, she points out, often use militaries for non-defense purposes, even more so during the COVID-19 crisis.