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Re: Fwd: Another question for MX1

Released on 2012-08-09 05:00 GMT

Email-ID 1676182
Date 2009-08-17 02:04:02
OK, here is the deal with Fox.

Fox is disliked by EVERYONE. DUring his administration, he put
expectations far too high. Once in power, he proved to be a good
campaigner but a fairly poor politician. He basically did nothing, and
let the cartels grow. Calderon, however, cannot pass the buck back to
Fox, as there are certain segments of the PAN that protect him.

With regard to taking the troops off of the streets, I can share the
The first troops will begin to leave CDJ in September, but the JOC will
likely continue with lesser numbers until March.
Many media outlets have expressed the grave concern that comes with having
the troops deployed. MOre instances disertions, and human rights abuses
are making many question the strategy. Fox was a much bigger champion of
human rights than Calderon. Lets remember the first of Fox's actions when
he came to government: Demilitarize Chiapas. Calderon's first action:
Deploy troops to Michoacan. In this sense, they have always been at odds
with regards to the use of the military to combat organized crime.
Nonetheless, Fox has in teh pas, expressed support for the current
policy. LIke most Mexicans, Fox is questioning the price of the
operations, particularly considering the risk to human rights and the
progress made by Mexico on the democratic front in the past 10 years.

Finally, does anyone care what Fox says? No. He is more than a lame
duck, he is considered by many Mexicans to be clinically insane and
inbalanced. Not particularly hated by anyone, but not that well liked.
As I have mentioned before, this had more to do with the way congress
interacted with Los Pinos during his Presidency, and was only compounded
by lack of political knowhow, than with him being despised per se.

The troops will begin to go back. My own personal analysis of this
however, is that this has to do with many factors (Fox is not one of
them). Chief among them in my analysis, however, is the dissent being
voiced quietly by some generals over what they perceive to be a risk to
the prestige of the institution, as discussed with FB.

----- Original Message -----
To: "De Le Mora Fernando"
Subject: Fwd: Another question for MX1
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 21:25:05 -0500 (CDT)

Begin forwarded message:

Date: August 14, 2009 8:01:21 PM CDT
To: Marko Papic
Subject: Another question for MX1

Fox said today that it's time to pull the military off the streets.
Has Fox always expressed this view? Do be and Calderon disagree often
on policy regarding the cartel war?