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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... armed hostilities in the world , including Latin America . Hot spots often form a " watch list " in the Pentagon because they involve the potential for becoming an armed conflict . There is still con- siderable potential for major ...
... Armed combat 1995 Minor El Salvador Government Military faction 1972 Minor ERP ; FMLN ; PRTC 1979-1980 Minor 1981-1990 Internal war 1991 Intermediate El Salvador- Territory Armed combat 1969 Internal war Honduras Guatemala Government MR ...
... armed forces for saving la patria ( fatherland ) from sub- versive and antipatriotic enemies.49 After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War , there were fewer plausible threats requiring military intervention ...
The Meaning of Hot Spot Terminology
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