By Brian Loveman
This perceptive ebook seriously explores why the us keeps to pursue failed guidelines in Latin the USA. What parts of the U.S. and Latin American political structures have allowed the chilly battle, the warfare on medicines, and the struggle on terror to be conflated? Why do U.S. policies—ostensibly designed to advertise the guideline of legislation, human rights, and democracy—instead give a contribution to common corruption, erosion of presidency authority, human rights violations, and extending destabilization? Why have the battle on medicines and the struggle on terror neither decreased narcotics trafficking nor elevated citizen safeguard in Latin the USA? Why do Latin American governments, the eu Union, and U.S. policymakers usually paintings at cross-purposes once they all declare to be devoted to "democratization" and "development" within the region?
Leading students solution those questions through detailing the character of U.S. monetary and safeguard options in Latin the US and the Andean sector seeing that 1990. They research the affects and responses to those thoughts via policymakers, political leaders, and social events through the area, explaining how courses usually generate or exacerbate the very difficulties they have been meant to resolve. Reviewing respectable coverage and its defenders and critics alike, this integral ebook specializes in the explanations for the failure of U.S. guidelines and their disastrous value for Latin the United States and the U.S. alike.
Contributions by: Adrián Bonilla, Pilar Gaitán, Monica Herz, Kenneth Lehman, Brian Loveman, Enrique Obando, Orlando J. Pérez, Eduardo Pizarro, Philipp Schönrock-Martínez, and Juan Gabriel Tokatlian
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Addicted to Failure: U.S. Security Policy in Latin America and the Andean Region (Latin American Silhouettes) by Brian Loveman