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Websites

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Dirección General de Fábricas de la Defensa Nacional (In Spanish)
Su misión es fabricar, reparar y abastecer de armamento, municiones y vehículos blindados, para satisfacer las necesidades del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea con la finalidad de que las unidades se encuentren en condiciones de cumplir con las misiones propias de la Secretaría.
 
(SEDENA) Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (In Spanish)
Página oficial de la Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional; contiene información del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea Mexicanos.
 
(SEMAR) Secretaría de Marina - Armanda de México (In Spanish)
Institución militar nacional, de carácter permanente, cuya misión es emplear el poder naval de la Federación para la defensa exterior y coadyuvar en la seguridad interior del país.
 
Universidad del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea (In Spanish)
Enlaces del Sistema Educativo Militar con informacion sobre antecedentes, planteles de educación técnica y superior, asi como un catálogo bibliográfico de las distintas Escuelas Militares.
 

Articles, Book Chapters, and Conference Papers

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Andersen M. E. "Civil-Military Relations and Internal Security in Mexico: The Undone Reform," in Riordan Roett, ed. The Challenge of Institutional Reform in Mexico, Lynne Mauricio, Boulder, 1994.  
Arzt, Sigrid. "New Democracy, Old Arrangement: The Civil-Military Relations under Fox," Essay presented at Brasilia, Brazil (August 7-10, 2002). (In Spanish).
Available at (7-7-2005):
http://www.ndu.edu/chds/redes2002/Documents/Papers/Track%201.%20International%
20Security/9.%20Case%20Study%20Mexico/ArztFP.rtf
 
Benítez Manaut, Raúl, "Security and Governance: The Urgent Need for a State Reform," in Joseph Tulchin and Andrew Selee, eds. Mexico's Politics and Society in Transition, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO, 2003:  
Benítez Manaut, Raúl, ""La Contención de Grupos Armados, el Narcotráfico y el Crimen Organizado en México: El Papel de las Fuerzas Armadas," en John Bailey y Roy Godson, eds. Crimen organizado y gobernabilidad democrática. México y la franja fronteriza, Grijalvo, México, 2000:  
Benítez Manaut, Raúl, "Fuerzas Armadas Mexicanas a Fin de Siglo. Misiones," en Rut Diamint, ed., Control Civil y Fuerzas Armadas en las Nuevas Democracias Latinoamericanas, Universidad Torcuato di Tella y Grupo Editor Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1999:  
Benítez Manaut, Raúl, "Las Fuerzas Armadas a Fin de Siglo: Su Relacion con el Estado, el Sistema Político y la Sociedad," Sociológica, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, México, 1994.  
Camp, Roderic Ai, "Mexico Alert, Military Development Under a Democracy: Charting a New Direction?," Hemisphere Focus, 12, 11, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., November, 2004: 1-8.  
Camp, Roderic Ai. "Mexico's Armed Forces: Marching to a Democratic Tune?" in Kevin J. Middlebrook, ed. Dilemmas of Political Change in Mexico, Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London, London 2004: 353-374.  
Camp, Roderic Ai, "Militarizing Mexico, Where is the Officer Corps Going?," Center for Strategic and International Studies, Policy Paper on the Americas, Washington, D.C., January 15, 1999.  
Camp, Roderic Ai, "The Educating and Training of the Mexican Officer Corps," in Elliot V. Converse, ed., Forging the Sword: Selecting, Educating and Training Cadets and Junior Officers in the Modern World, Military History Symposium Series in the United States Air Force Academy, Imprint Publications, Chicago, 1998: 336-346.  
Camp, Roderic Ai, "Changing Patterns in the Mexican Military Presaging Change?," RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California, January, 1997.  
Cope, John A., "In Search of Convergence: U.S.-Mexican Military Relations into the Twenty-first Century," in John Bailey and Sergio Aguayo Quezada, eds., Strategy and Security in U.S.-Mexican Relations Beyond the Cold War, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, 1996: 179-210.  
Curzio, Leonardo, "The Evolution of Intelligence Services in Mexico," in John Bailey and Jorge Chabat, eds. Transnational Crime and Public Security: Challenges to Mexico and the United States, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2002: 163-180.  
Doyle, Kate, "The Blind Man and the Elephant: Reporting on the Mexican Military," National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book, 120, (April, 2004). Available at: (12-05-04): http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB120/index.htm#article  
Doyle, Kate, "Rebellion in Chiapas and the Mexican Military," National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book, 109, (January, 2004). Available at (12-7-04): http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB109/  
Ferreyra, Aleida and Renata Segura, "Examining the Military in the Local Sphere: Colombia and Mexico," Latin American Perspectives, 27, 2, (Mar., 2000): 18-35.  
Piñero , José Luis, "Las Fuerzas Armadas en la Transición Política de México, Revista Mexicana de Sociología, 59, 1, 1997: 163-189.  
Piñero , José Luis, "México y Chiapas: Seguridad Nacional, Gubernamental y del Estado: Una Entrevista con Lorenzo Meyer," Sociológica, 25, 1994: 267-284.  
Serrano, Monica "The Armed Branch of the State: Civil-Military Relations in Mexico," Journal of Latin American Studies, 27, 2 (May, 1995): 423-448.  
Turbiville, Graham H. Jr., "Changing Security Challenges and Mexico-U.S. Military Interaction," in John Bailey and Jorge Chabat, eds. Transnational Crime and Public Security: Challenges to Mexico and the United States, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2002: 255-278.  
Turbiville, Graham H. Jr., "Mexico's Multimission Force for Internal Security," Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, (July-Aygust, 2000).  
Turbiville, Graham H. Jr., "U.S.-Mexican Border Security: Civil-Military Cooperation," Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, (July-August, 1999).  
Turbiville, Graham H. Jr., "Law Enforcement and the Mexican Armed Forces: New Internal Security Missions Challenge the Military," Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1997.  
Wager, Stephen J., "The Mexican Military Approaches the 21st Century: Coping with a New World Order," in Donald E. Schulz and Edward J. Williams, eds., Mexico Faces the 21st Century, Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 1995:  
Wager, Stephen J. and Donald E. Schulz, " Civil-Military Relations in Mexico: The Zapatista Revolt and Its Implications," Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, 37, 1 (Spring, 1995): 1-42.  

Books and Monographs

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Acosta, Chaparro and Mario Arturo, Movimiento Subversivo en México. Manual de Ambientación Contrainsurgente del Ejercito Mexicano, Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional, México, 1990.  
Aguayo Quezada, Sergio, La Charola: Una Historia de los Servicios de Intelligencia en México, Grijalbo; Hoja Editorial; Hechos Confiables, Mexico, D.F., 2001.  
Anaya Gallardo, Federico, et al. Siempre Cerca, Siempre Lejos: Las Fuerzas Armadas en México. Global Exchange, San Francisco, California; CIEPAC, Chiapas, México; Centro Nacional de Comunicación Social, México, D.F., 2000.  
Bagley, Bruce Michael and Sergio Aguayo Quezada, Mexico: In Search of Security, Transaction Publishers, University of Miami, New Brunswick, 1993.  
Bailey, John and Sergio Aguayo Quezada, Strategy and Security in U.S.-Mexican Relations, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, San Diego, 1996.  
Bedingfield, Robin Claire. The Mexican Military and Political Transition, Defense Technical Information Center, Alexandria, VA, 1993.  
Benítez Manaut, Raúl and Stephen J. Wager. National Security and Armed Forces in Mexico: Challenges and Scenarios at the End of the Century, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 1998.  
Bondi, Loretta, Beyond the Border and Across the Atlantic: Mexico's Foreign and Security Policy Post-September 11th, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Washington D.C., 2004.  
Camp, Roderic Ai. Generals in the Palacio: The Military in Modern Mexico, Oxford University Press, New York, 1992.  
Cope, John A., International Military Education and Training: An Assessment, Institute for National Strategic Studies, Washington D.C., 1995.  
Corona del Rosal, Alfonso. La Guerra, el Imperialismo, el Ejército Mexicano, Grijalbo, México, 1989.  
Grayson, George W., Mexico's Armed Forces: A Factbook. Mexico Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C., 1999.  
Kilroy, Richard James Jr. Crisis and Legitimacy: the Role of the Mexican Military in Politics and Society, University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1990.  
Lopez, A., Martha Patricia, La Guerra de Baja Intensidad en Mexico, Plaza Y Valdes Editores, Mexico D.F., 1996.  
Maciel Padilla, Agustín, La Seguridad Nacional: Concepto y Evolución en México, El Colegio del San Luis, San Luis Potosí, México, 2002.  
Salas, Elizabeth, Soldaderas en los Ejércitos Mexicanos, Editorial Diana, México D.F., 1995.  
Schulz, Donald E. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: the United States, Mexico, and the Agony of National Security. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa., 1997.  
Sepúlveda Amor, Bernardo, Terrorismo, Seguridad Nacional y Seguridad Colectiva, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales Lucas Alamán, México, 2002.  
Sierra Guzmán, Jorge Luis. El Enemigo Interno: Contrainsurgencia y Fuerzas Armadas en México, Centro de Estudios Estratégicos de América del Norte: Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México, México, D.F., 2003.  
Sierra Guzmán, Jorge Luis (coordinador). El Ejército y la Constitución Mexicana, Plaza y Valdés, México 1999.  
Sohr, Raúl. Centroamérica en Guerra: Las Fuerzas Armadas de Centroamérica y México, Alianza Editorial Mexicana, México, D.F., 1989.  
Villarreal, Sergio. The Military as a Hindrance in Mexico's Consolidation of Democracy, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA, .2001.  
Wager, Stephen J. The Mexican Military Approaches the 21st Century: Coping With a New World Order, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1994.  
Wager, Stephen J. and Donald E. Schulz. The Awakening: the Zapatista Revolt and its Implications for Civil-Military Relations and the Future of Mexico, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, PA, 1994.  
Wilkinson, Daniel. Mexico: Military Injustice: Mexico's Failure to Punish Army Abuses, Human Rights Watch, New York, 2001.  

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