Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Carlos Flores -- State Capture and State Failure: Drug Trafficking, Violence, and Corruption in Mexico

Thursday, March 10, 2011

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

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"State Capture and State Failure: Drug Trafficking, Violence, and Corruption in Mexico" with Carlos Flores, visiting scholar at the University of Connecticut's Institute of Human Rights. Dr. Flores has published extensive research on Mexican and Colombian drug cartels, including interviews with and contributions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Previously, he held positions as a director of intelligence analysis for the Secretary of Governance's Center for Investigation and National Security and as an associate professor at the Center for Investigation and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology. 

Location: McKinney Conference Room, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street