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Foreign Policy

On Latin America 1970-1980, 1st Edition

Edited by Charles W. Maynes


192 pages

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This book presents articles on Latin America that appeared in foreign policy in the 1970s. It points out that U.S. international domination rested on U.S. command of strategic nuclear weaponry; the role of the dollar; and U.S. control through firms of the world's fuel supplies of oil and uranium.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Waking from the Pan-American Dream -- Chile: No -- The Challenge of Venezuelan Oil -- Cuba: Time for a Change -- Panama Paralysis -- Atoms for Brazil, Dangers for All -- Kennedy and the Cuban Connection -- South America Looks at Detente (Skeptically) -- Brazil: The End of a Beautiful Relationship -- Mexico's Opportunity: The Oil Boom -- Panama Treaty Trap -- Latin America: A Not-So-Special Relationship -- Puerto Rico: Out of the Colonial Closet -- Dateline Nicaragua: The End of the Affair -- Dateline Peru: A Sagging Revolution -- Central American Paralysis

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