Everything indicates that a violent answer from the state against the authors of the terrorist act is in the offing. The question is obligatory: now that he's on the other side of the desk, will Calderón keep thinking that a retribution of this type will lead us to an inevitable exitless spiral that will doom the lives of hundreds, maybe thousands, of Mexicans?
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Calderón on Terrorism
Leo Zuckermann takes a look at Felipe Calderón's past writing on terrorism, in the aftermath of the 9/11 and during the Palestinian intifada. The recurring theme is a full-throated condemnation of the acts, but a caution about a counterproductive response. Zuckermann, in the wake of the Morelia bombings, asks: