For over a decade now I have been researching and studying how 21st century drug cartels and organized crime syndicates operate.
I do this mainly for two reasons:
Research for my writing
Considering freedom loving guerillas/partisans have always (and are currently) seen as criminals (ie domestic terrorist) anyway, observing the TTP of ‘successful’ criminal groups, both past and present is a no-brainer.
If you take one thing away from this study it should be this:
“Your best protection in the 21st century is not a private army but ANONYMITY.”
*I recommend downloading the full report to a flash drive for reference.