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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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?

  • Russia & Venezuela: From Allies to Patronage?

  • Moldova Participates in Rapid Trident 2017

  • Moldova: Is Neutrality Still an Option?

  • China Has a New Military Base in Djibouti. Here’s why it Matters

  • Yes, MONUSCO Needs To Stay in the DRC

  • UK-Latin American Relations after the Assange Scandal

  • Figuring out Ecuador’s Foreign Policy: From Lukashenko to Assange

  • Peru’s Shining Path Still Poses a Threat

  • Placing CELAC in the Proper Latin American Context

  • How to Improve U.S.-Latin American Relations