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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... backed Marxist regimes in Asia , Africa , and Latin America . President Reagan's Latin American ... States poses any threat to any imminent victim other than the specific target of intervention , occupation , or regime change .
Intervention for Regime Change The United States has resorted to intervention - regime change , democracy promotion , and military humanitarianism — to deal with hot spots in Latin America . Regime change in Latin America is less common ...
Overthrow : America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq ( New York : Time Books / Henry Holt & Company , 2006 ) . A sobering historical study of America's intervention and regime change in which the author argues that not ...
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