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Mexican Military
Walks Like a Junta, Looks Like a Junta, Must be a Military Junta ... in Mexico
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is about to achieve the quiet but full militarization of Mexican society by placing all armed government forces under Defense Secretariat command, writes nonresident fellow Gary Hale. If he is successful, this could lay the groundwork for his possible extended tenure, even if it creates a military junta by subterfuge.
Gary J. Hale September 12, 2022
'El Chapo' arrest & Texas drug trade
The extradition of Mexico's most notorious drug kingpin, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, is highly anticipated and sought after by U.S. law enforcement. However, until Mexico develops a new law enforcement model to combat the drug cartels, such so-called "kingpin arrests" will make little to no difference to drug trafficking in Texas and across the United States.
Gary J. Hale, Tony Payan, Nathan P. Jones January 29, 2016
'El Chapo's' escape: The last straw?
Though authorities have launched a massive manhunt for drug kingpin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexicans across the board— fed up with their government's inability to function effectively — are on the cusp of a popular revolution that could change the political landscape of the nation.
Gary J. Hale November 5, 2015