By Dr. George W. Grayson.
Monograph, 104 pages
25 April 2014
Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College
Los Zetas, which appeared on the scene in the late- 1990s, have raised the bar for cruelty among Mexican Mafiosi. Traditionally, the country’s narcotics cartels maximized earnings by working hand-in-glove with police, military officers, intelligence agencies, union leaders, and office holders affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), which dominated the political landscape from 1929 to 2000…