The United States and the Armed Forces of Mexico,

1585,- Kč

Central America and the Caribbean, 2000–2014

Autor: René De La Pedraja
Strany: 332
ISBN: 9780786495085

Tracing the U.S. government’s efforts to shape the armed forces of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean from 2000 to 2014, this narrative concentrates on the Army but also discusses Air Force and naval forces, including the Marines and the Coast Guard. Police forces in those regions are also covered. Mexico’s ongoing struggle with drug cartels is discussed extensively. Venezuela and Cuba receive considerable attention. This study is the first to examine in detail the armed forces of countries such as the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Sections on Haiti and Panama, countries supposedly without armies, reveal the decisive role the U.S. has played in determining their military policies. The text weaves the histories of these armed forces into the broader context of the politics, economics and international relations in the region. A clear and brief introduction to the relations of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean with the United States is provided.

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  • Kód: 9780786495085
  • Výrobce: McFarland

Tento produkt byl přidán dne Neděle 22. březen 2015.

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