This book analyzes the evolution of inter-American security relations in recent decades, providing a variety of views on these topics from the United States and Latin America. It includes an analysis of regional security interactions around Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. .
1. Introduction Part One: Global Approaches to Hemispheric Security 2. U.S. Military Doctrines and Their Relation to Foreign Policy 3. Hemispheric Relations and Security Regimes in Latin America 4. Military and Strategic Issues in Latin America 5. Understanding U.S. Policy Toward Latin America Part Two: Regional Security Issues 6. U.S. Caribbean Policy and Regional Militarization 7. Freedom Fighters and Low-Intensity Warfare Against Nicaragua 8. South American Regional Security and the United States 9. The Contadora Initiative, the United States, and the Concept of a Zone of Peace