A Faustian Bargain: U.s. Intervention In The Nicaraguan Elections And American Foreign Policy In The Post-cold War Era, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A Faustian Bargain

U.s. Intervention In The Nicaraguan Elections And American Foreign Policy In The Post-cold War Era, 1st Edition

By William I Robinson

Routledge

310 pages

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Description

This book presents a penetrating analysis of the controversial U.S. intervention in the 1990 Nicaraguan elections. It examines the implications of an undertaking for U.S. foreign policy and for social change in the Third World in the post-cold war era.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The International Significance of Nicaragua 1. The New Intervention 2. Nicaragua from Carter to Reagan to Bush 3. Creating a Political Opposition 4. Consolidating a "Civic Opposition Front" 5. The International Network 6. The CIA, Public Relations, Secret Relations, and Multiple Money Pots 7. The Contras and the Economy: The Making of a Faustian Bargain 8. The Future: "Low-Intensity" Democracies? 9. Postscript: Postelectoral U.S. Intervention

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General