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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45 American Perceptions of Critical Threats to Vital U.S. Interests The terrorist attacks of September 11 , 2001 , produced a heightened sense of threat and vulnerability among the American public , especially threats from international ...
He has expressed an interest in " finding solutions ” with the United States , the largest donor to Bolivia with interests in trade and a punitive drug policy . President Morales knows that he must maintain positive relations with his ...
a a interest in negotiations leading to Argentine sovereignty . The islanders , nicknamed Kelpers , claim a right to decide their own future and have no interest in bowing to Argentina's claims , particularly when they enjoy the highest ...
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