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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... covert operations , tighter control over the border with Mexico , support for " friendly " dictators , use of force or confrontation over diplomacy , and private investment instead of financial contributions to international ...
... covert assassination teams because it would be " a whole lot cheaper than starting a war " to ensure our supply of oil.116 Defense Secre- tary Donald H. Rumsfeld compared President Chávez to Adolf Hitler and expanded his efforts to ...
... covert operations , this new approach is hampered by the lack of a clear definition of terrorism and a poor record of finding individuals who fit the military's profile and constitute a serious threat to the secu- rity of the United ...
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