Adam Isacson is a senior associate for Regional Security at the Washington Office on Latin America where he monitors security trends and U.S. military assistance to the Western Hemisphere. He is an expert on Latin American and Caribbean security issues.


Pensions Powered by Climate Change

Fossil fuel executives have gained financial security while leaving everyone else behind.

The Housing Lottery’s Hand in Fate

Growing up in a diverse and wealthy neighborhood put me on the road to reach my potential.

Militarizing Latin America Policy

The militarization of Washington’s Latin America policy is being led by the drug war, training programs, arms transfers, and a wide array of “military-to-military contact” efforts.

Extending the War on Terrorism to Colombia: A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Come

The roots of Colombia’s conflict are deep and complicated, and will require a creative mix of strategies to solve it.

Central American Peace and Security

Central America’s modern history is marked by widespread poverty, stark inequalities, political instability, and violent repression.