September 18, 2017

So in this episode, Oscar Becerra, a leading global expert on Country Risk Analysis in charge of Latin America and Mexico for "the banking sector" (he wont let me say more, otherwise he will have to shot me) explains what is risk analysis and how it complements threat...

September 18, 2017

ONLY ON THE PERIMETER PODCAST! I chat with Alan Bersin, former undersecretary for Homeland Security and the "Border Czar" under Obama and Clinton. Guess what, we discuss borders. But not only the US-Mexico border (which we spend alot of time on by the way) but also Can...

September 18, 2017

In this episode, Tom Legler describes what life in Venezuela is like under Maduro. Hint: its NOT so good right now (listen for the Yuka french fries example at McDonalds, sad and funny at the same time). He also explains how Venezuela got the way it is. This is a fasci...

September 18, 2017

For some reason, this episode "disappeared" from the episode list, so I am now reposting for those interested...

Do you want to know about the different types of KIDNAPPINGS that take place and how to protect yourself? Do you want to know how a kidnapping negotiator wor...

September 18, 2017

In the first episode of the new year, I interview Ruben Olague, the guy in charge of cybersecurity for Citibank in Mexico. Its a fascinating discussion on what kind of cyber threats exist for nation-states, companies and individuals. Of course, I had to bring up Putin...

September 18, 2017

In episode 7 of the security perimeter podcast, I look at the future of National and Public security with my extra special guests, Raul Benitez from the National University (UNAM) and Jorge Chabat from the Institute of Economic Research (CIDE). In this three way discus...

September 18, 2017

DR. Stephane Roussel from the Ecole Nacional de Administracion Publique (National School for Public Policy, Montreal) and I discuss how Canada is preparing for a Trump administration. SPOILER ALERT: ITS NOT ALL BAD NEWS. Then we get into Canadian defense policy and som...

September 4, 2017

Do you want to know about the different types of KIDNAPPINGS that take place and how to protect yourself? Do you want to know how a kidnapping negotiator works to free a victim? Well listen to this podcast then. Carlos Seoane of Grupo Seoane Consulting has negotiated 1...

September 1, 2017

In episode 3, I give my take on law enforcement in Mexico. I try to explain why corruption and incompetence permeate all the difference institutions. And to bring the point home, after listening to the podcast, check out this youtube --

https://youtu.be/psQIHHdQTMU

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September 1, 2017

In episode 2 of the perimeter podcast, I interviewed Dr. Jonathan Rosen, Research Director of Public Policy at the Florida International University and expert in US-Latin America security relations, on whether or not there was a coherent US security agenda for Latin Am...

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