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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... carried out in the executive branch of government.10 Every day at 7 a.m. at home the vice president would meet with a briefer from the CIA , who hand - delivered a copy of the President's Daily Brief , or PDB . This would include a top ...
... carry the burden of credibility and responsibility that smaller powers do not possess . In his speeches designed to convince the American people that Communist subversion in Central America posed the greatest threat to the United States ...
... carry a high risk of killing innocents . At the same time , it has attained military capa- bilities and other significant attributes of a nation - state . It holds territory and seats in the Lebanese government . It fields high - tech ...
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