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COHA Senior Fellow W. Alejandro Sanchez Analyzes Latin America’s Space Programs

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unnamedAlejandro Sanchez, a Senior Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) has published a comprehensive report entitled: “Latin America’s Space Programmes: Geopolitical Considerations.” The essay appears in Military Technology – World Defense Almanac 2015 (P. 43), published by the Monch Publishing Group. Please contact Monch for information on how to obtain a copy of this important publication.

About the Author: W. Alejandro “Alex” Sanchez Nieto is a Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) where he focuses on geopolitics, military and cyber security issues in the Western Hemisphere. 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. His analyses have appeared in numerous refereed journals including Small Wars and Insurgencies, Defence Studies, the Journal of Slavic Military Studies, European Security, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism and Perspectivas. He has published two book chapters including a co-authored chapter with entitled “The Architectonics of Bolivia’s Foreign Policy,” for Latin American Foreign Policies Between Ideology and Pragmatism, edited by Gian Luca Gardini and Peter Lambert (Palgrave Macmillan, February 2011).

Additional publications by Mr. Sanchez on Latin America’s space programs include:

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