W. Alex Sánchez is an analyst who focuses on international security and geopolitics. His research interests include inter-state tensions, narco-insurgent movements and drug cartels, arms sales, the development of Latin American military industries, UN peacekeeping operations, as well as the rising use of drones (UAVs) for civilian and security uses in Latin America.

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The Future of the Medicinal Cannabis Industry: A View from the Western Hemisphere

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  • Africa: Arms Sales, Global Geopolitics and Security Threats

  • Kazakhstan: New President, New Diversified-Economy?

  • The AIFC’s International Arbitration Centre: Objectives and Reality

  • Burkina Faso and U.S. DC National Guard Sign Partnership

  • Happy Anniversary Kazakhstan: What Will the New Year Bring?

  • Brazil-Africa Relations during the Bolsonaro Presidency

  • Reforming Kazakhstan’s Education System and its Foreign Policy Implications

  • Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy: Building Peace as a Legacy

  • The Unknown Congolese Heroes – Book Review: ‘Spies in the Congo: America’s Atomic Mission in World War II’

  • The Situation in Nicaragua Deteriorates

  • Curacao’s Other Problem (And an Opportunity for Development)

  • Assessing U.S. Military Assistance Towards Latin America

  • Kazakhstan Expands its Role in Nuclear Security Issues

  • Venezuela’s Elections Re-scheduled, but Maduro To Remain in Power

  • Kazakhstan Should Have a Bigger Role In UN Peace Operations

  • Brazil to Join UN Mission in Central African Republic, MINUSCA

  • The Eurasian Economic Union and Latin America: What could 2018 Bring?