Negotiating with Violent Criminal Groups: Lessons and Guidelines from Global Practice (Institute for Integrated Transitions, Brookings)

Mark Freeman and Vanda Felbab-Brown Negotiations with violent criminal groups – such as mafias, cartels, gangs and pirates – occur more often than imagined. This publication, grounded in more than three years of in-depth IFIT research and dozens of first-person interviews conducted with actual negotiators, offers key lessons drawn from the most diverse set of negotiations with violent criminal groups ever examined in one […]