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Mexico’s 2021 Dark Network Alliance Structure

Nathan P. Jones

Mexico’s 2021 Dark Network Alliance Structure.

By Nathan P. Jones, Irina Chindea, Daniel Weisz-Argomedo and John P. Sullivan

This paper maps out the network of alliances and subgroups within the two most powerful cartels in Mexico — the Sinaloa Cartel and the Cártel de Jalisco Nueva Generación — and reveals key structural differences that could have important implications for policymakers.


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