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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1998 a 1999 2000 2000 2001 , September 11 2001 a 2001-2002 2002 Colombian president Andrés Pastrana begins peace talks with guerrillas . To advance peace talks , Pastrana grants guerrillas a safe haven the size of Switzerland .
Europeans are not all the same , but their views of war and peace reflect a penchant for greater cooperation to ensure global peace and stability.64 The global views on President Bush's foreign policy are overwhelmingly negative ...
Félix E. Martín , “ Hegemonic Peace in South America : Fact or Fiction ? " Delaware Review of Latin American Studies , Vol . 6 , No. 2 ( January 15 , 2006 ) . Martín argues that most of the U.S. military interventions since 1945 took ...
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