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The Bush doctrine and Latin America

This volume focuses on the contemporary political, economic, and security affairs of the Western Hemisphere. Following a decade of primary focus on economic matters centered on the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) the authors argue that the formulation of the Bush Doctrine in the wake of the events of September 11, 2001 has resulted in a renewed U.S. focus on security matters within the hemisphere. Plan Colombia is a primary manifestation of the emphasis but renewed interest in control of natural resources, especially water, is noted with interest
Print Book, English, 2007
Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2007
x, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
9781403972569, 9781403973870, 9780230606951, 1403972567, 1403973873, 0230606954
Introduction : the Bush doctrine and Latin America / Gary Prevost
The United States, Latin America and the Caribbean : from Neopan-Americanism to the American system for the twenty-first century / Carlos Oliva Campos
The axis of misunderstanding : the Bush administration, intelligence, and hemispheric security after September 11, 2001 / Patrice Elizabeth Olsen
The summits of the Americas : continuities and changes in the hemispheric agenda of William Clinton and George W. Bush / Luis Fernando Ayerbe
Plan Colombia : a key ingredient in the Bush doctrine / German Rodas Chavez
Amazonia, MERCOSUR, and the South American regional integration / Enrique Amayo
Latin America vis-à-vis the FTAA : between relaunching and alternatives / Jorge Mario Sánchez-Egozcue and Lourdes Regueiro Bello
Free trade Agreements, CAFTA, and FTAA : key pieces in the accumulation of transnational capital / Raúl Moreno
Social movements, hegemony and resistance / Harry E. Vanden
Geostrategic resources in Latin America and U.S. control mechanisms / David Alejandro Alvarez Dieppa
Drinking water, the new strategic resource of the twenty-first century : the particular case of the Guarani aquiferous / Elsa M. Bruzzone
Latin American integration and environment / Antonio Elizalde Hevia