Das mexikanische Militär : von der Revolutionsarmee zur Polizeikraft

Mexico : a revolutionary army becomes police force

  • The military in Mexico started out as a revolutionary army that secured the regime of the governmental party PRI. The article discusses the change of this army into a national and hemispheric police force under the influence of the USA. Today, the functions of the Mexican army are a mix of fighting against drugs, organized delinquency, terrorism and counterinsurgency and cooperating with US as well as other Latin American forces.

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Author:Raina Zimmering
Document Type:Postprint
Date of Publication (online):2010/10/08
Year of Completion:2005
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2010/10/08
Tag:Lateinamerika; Mexiko; Militär; USA; Widerstand
Latin America; Mexico; USA; counterinsurgency; military
Source:WeltTrends - Zeitschrift für Internationale Politik, 49 (2005), S. 60 - 72
Organizational units:Extern / WeltTrends e.V. Potsdam
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 320 Politikwissenschaft
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Zeitschriften / WeltTrends : Zeitschrift für internationale Politik, ISSN 0944-8101 / Militär in Lateinamerika 49 (2005)
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht
Notes extern:
In Printform erschienen bei WeltTrends e.V.:

Militär in Lateinamerika. - Potsdam : Welt-Trends, 2005. - 208 S. - (Welttrends; 13.2005, 49)
ISSN 0944-8101
ISBN 3-937786-43-0
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