“Should Mexican Troops Keep Fighting Cartels?” Amanda Mattingly, Latin America Advisor, December 2018

As the new Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, took office December 1, questions about his security plan started to emerge with questions about the continued role of the Mexican military in the fight against the drug cartels and organized crime. In response to a Q&A in the Latin America Advisor, TAG Senior Director Amanda Mattingly noted that “involving the military in domestic law enforcement is a tricky thing and was always supposed to be temporary…”

“Should Mexican Troops Keep Fighting Cartels?”