Accession Number : ADA404547


Title :   The National Security of Mexico for 2010


Descriptive Note : Research paper


Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA


Personal Author(s) : Luna-Jaimes, Saul


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a404547.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2002


Pagination or Media Count : 31


Abstract : Nowadays, Mexico is experiencing deep changes, originating first due to the end of a political regime that governed the country most of the last century and, second, for its integration within the new world order that is affected by globalization. Together with the transformation to new political system, Mexico is experiencing dynamic changes in its national security system which is necessary in order to analyze and determine what form this matter will framed in the new political system, and what effects it will have in its internal and external relationships. Since President Vicente Fox began his mandate, he has carried out various actions to strengthen the national security of Mexico, which is visualized as a transition from a totalitarian regime to a democracy, and will have as a source of sustenance a juridical framework that will foster increasing of concern about national security among Mexican society. It will also give Mexican national authorities a better decision-making process to maintain and promote national interests in a better way. In this moment of Mexican definition, national security receives more attention by various actors; it is passing through decisive stages, which seek to a establish a new integrated national security system that can participate in the coexistence between Mexican society and its leaders during the 21st century.


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL SECURITY , *MEXICO , UNITED STATES , POLITICAL SCIENCE , DECISION MAKING , INTERNATIONAL POLITICS , ECONOMIC IMPACT , GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , THREATS , VULNERABILITY , LAW ENFORCEMENT , DEMOCRACY , GUERRILLA WARFARE , DRUG INTERDICTION , NARCOTICS , DRUG SMUGGLING


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Sociology and Law


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE