Latin America Confronts the United States: Asymmetry and by Tom Long

By Tom Long

Latin the USA Confronts the U.S. deals a brand new viewpoint on US-Latin the USA kin. Drawing on learn in six nations, the ebook examines how Latin American leaders may be able to conquer strength asymmetries to persuade US overseas coverage. The publication presents in-depth explorations of key moments in post-World struggle II inter-American relatives - international fiscal coverage prior to the Alliance for growth, the negotiation of the Panama Canal Treaties, the growth of alternate via NAFTA, and the expansion of counternarcotics in Plan Colombia. the recent facts demanding situations past, US-centric motives of those momentous occasions. although variations in strength have been primary to every of those circumstances, relative weak spot didn't hinder Latin American leaders from aggressively pursuing their pursuits vis-à-vis the us. Drawing on experiences of international coverage and diplomacy, the e-book examines how Latin American leaders accomplished this effect - and why they typically failed.

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