Hot Spot: Latin America
Greenwood Press, 2008 - 270 síđur
From border crime in Mexico to Chavez's revolution in Venezuela, this volume presents up-to-the-minute coverage of the key conflicts, corruption, and revolutionary movements simmering or raging in every region of Latin America. In-depth, comprehensive chapters explore drug wars, imigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability. This is a must-have source for current coverage of trouble spots in Latin America, their origins, and subsequent development.
Over 30 security-based hot spots are analyzed within these geographical regions. They vary in severity, background, and degree of threat to the United States, the nation itself, or its regional neighbors. Hot spots covered include:
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According to Jeffrey Kluger , “ Critics of [ Bush ] Administration policy argue that a 1 % possibility was never properly ... David Frum — who once strongly backed the Bush administration's invasion of Iraq on grounds of superpower ...
President Bush ended his trip to South America with stops in Brazil and Panama , where his reception was more positive ... Some time may elapse before Latin America becomes the “ reliable partner ” desired by the Bush administration .
The Bush administration considers Venezuela a securitybased hot spot because of the goals of the Bolivarian Revolution : the replacement of capitalism with socialism , opposition to the U.S. trade policies such as FTAA , and attacks on ...
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