Countering Criminal Violence in Central America
Council on Foreign Relations
Session One of a Council on Foreign Relations Symposium on Organized Crime in the Western Hemisphere: An Overlooked Threat?
Session One of a Council on Foreign Relations Symposium on Organized Crime in the Western Hemisphere: An Overlooked Threat? Subject: Organized Crime and Transnational Threats. Held at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York.
Jose W. Fernandez and Michael Shifter, author of the new Council Special Report, Countering Criminal Violence in Central America, discuss U.S. and regional efforts to mitigate the violence.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, discusses the influence of the United States on common and organized crime in Central America, and offers policy recommendations for what the United States could do domestically and internationally to mitigate the violence.