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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... Intervention in Latin America The history of U.S. intervention and regime change in Latin America reflects a desire to prevent or preempt perceived threats to the capacity of the United States to project power in Latin America and ...
... intervention in order to maintain American hege- mony . Written before the terrorist attacks of September 11 , 2001 , Blum argues that the search for enemies and exaggerated threats have been part of American foreign policy for at least ...
... intervention and propaganda , pressure on the Organization of American States , and other forms of intervention when democracy , as defined by the United States , fails . The problem for the United States is that Latin Americans see ...
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