Hot Spot: Latin America
Greenwood Press, 2008 - 270 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, imigration issues, terrorism, youth gangs, government corruption, controversy over oil, and political instability. This is a must-have source for current coverage of trouble spots in Latin America, their origins, and subsequent development.
Over 30 security-based hot spots are analyzed within these geographical regions. They vary in severity, background, and degree of threat to the United States, the nation itself, or its regional neighbors. Hot spots covered include:
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... and sooner or later establishing close relations with the Soviet Union . ” 77 There is a certain déjŕ vu quality to Kissinger's fear of the Chilean president and the recent statements by top officials in the Bush administration ...
a 79 about the Bush administration's fear - based justifications for war . The psychological dimensions of assessing threats and fears in the conduct of foreign policy will be examined in the entries that make up the major components of ...
110 a » 109 The Fear of “ Radical Populism " The fear of “ radical populism ” among Washington policymakers is based on the belief that populists such as President Chávez and Evo Morales are anti - democratic , anti - American , and a ...
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