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Hemispheric Security and U.S. Policy in Latin America

1st Edition

Edited by Augusto Varas


238 pages

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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. .

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Global Approaches to Hemispheric Security -- U.S. Military Doctrines and Their Relation to Foreign Policy -- Hemispheric Relations and Security Regimes in Latin America -- Military and Strategic Issues in Latin America -- Understanding U.S. Policy Toward Latin America -- Regional Security Issues -- U.S. Caribbean Policy and Regional Militarization -- Freedom Fighters and Low-Intensity Warfare Against Nicaragua -- South American Regional Security and the United States -- The Contadora Initiative, the United States, and the Concept of a Zone of Peace

About the Editor

Augusto Varas is a political sociologist and international relations analyst at the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) in Santiago, Chile.

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