Hot Spot: Latin America
Bloomsbury Academic, 28. feb. 2008 - 288 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, immigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability, including: The Zapatista Rebellion, the Darien Gap controversy, Evo Morales, Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) and Tupac Amaru, the Falklands, and Guantanamo Bay.
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... Cold War the Pentagon often referred to security threats in terms of " choke points " around the world where the Soviet Union and its allies could interrupt access to raw materials from Latin America and affect U.S. hegemony . The ...
... Cold War Andean region in , 102 Central America as security focus during , 81 , 91 disease metaphors during , 16 internal enemies , emphasis on , 34 national security doctrine of , 154 non - Iberian South America in , 195 policymaking ...
... Cold War security issue , 10 , 50 , 53 post - 9 / 11 attitude toward , 18 , 19 poverty link to , 57 , 76 Republican emphasis on combating , 12 in Southern Cone , 158 state - sponsored , 135 , 182 , 183 , 186 in Tri - Border Area ( TBA ) ...
The Meaning of Hot Spot Terminology
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