Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán and Luis Jorge Garay-Salamanca at City Journal write about the Networks of Evil: Transnational criminal cartels, still poorly understood, are undermining order around the world. Here’s how they can be disrupted.
This is essential reading for understanding what is going on in today’s criminal networks:
Like a virus that never disappears but remains dormant in human cells, some criminal structures mutate, restructure, adapt to changed conditions, and use host organisms—laws and institutions—to reproduce.
I urge you to read the full article. Special thanks to Judith for sending it.
Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán and Luis Jorge Garay-Salamanca are co-authors of Drug Trafficking, Corruption and States: How Illicit Networks Shaped Institutions in Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico.