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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... failed states are in Africa and Asia . Among the nineteen Latin American countries in the study , Haiti scored highest as a failed state , followed by Colombia , the Dominican Republic , Guatemala , Bolivia , and Nicaragua in the top ...
... failed states index are more likely to contain security - based hot spots that threaten Latin America's democratic regimes . However , Colombia's fail- ing state and the violence associated with armed actors there have not in themselves ...
... failed states . Only Haiti and Colombia rank high on the Failed State Index , while the rest of Latin America ranks much lower . When U.S. foreign policy experts - government , military , and intelligence - were asked to name a single ...
The Meaning of Hot Spot Terminology
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