Adolfo Aguilar Zinser

  • Mexican diplomat
  • Born December 2, 1949
  • Died June 5, 2005

Adolfo Aguilar Zínser ((1949-12-02)December 2, 1949 – (2005-06-05)June 5, 2005) was a Mexican scholar, diplomat and politician who served as a National Security Advisor to President Vicente Fox and as a UN Security Council Ambassador in the midst of the US invasion of Iraq. Born in Mexico City into an upper-class family, Adolfo Aguilar was the son of Adolfo Aguilar y Quevedo a criminal lawyer and Carmen Zínser, a philanthropist. He was also the grandson of Miguel Ángel de Quevedo El apóstol del árbol ("Apostle of trees"), considered the first environmentalist in Mexico and Ángela Quevedo de Aguilar a philanthropist.

I was never the diplomatic diplomat.

Any Mexican, would recognise that Mexico was abused, undervalued and downgraded in international circles, most of all by the United States.

We cannot pretend that reality is different from what it is.