July 15, 1998 |
Smarting over its defeat by American military invaders in the 19th century, Mexico for years kept its relations with the U.S. armed forces to a bare, polite minimum. But the war on drugs has changed all that. Mexico is now one of the main recipients of U.S. military assistance in Latin America, a coalition of nongovernmental organizations reported Tuesday. In 1997, Mexico received more U.S.