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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The Central American presidents wanted a subregional rapid response force to confront the street gangs which are considered a form of urban insurgency . By grafting the criminality of street gangs onto subregional security threats ...
Regional Hegemons : Threat Perception and Strategic Responses ( Boulder , CO : Westview Press , 1991 ) . North American Congress on Latin America . “ The Wars Within : Counterinsurgency in Chiapas and Colombia , ” NACLA Report on the ...
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