Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America

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Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America , Christopher Darnton's comparative study of the nature of conflict between Latin American states during the Cold War, provides a counterintuitive and shrewd explanation of why diplomacy does or doesn't work. Specifically, he develops a theory that shows how the "parochial interests" of state bureaucracies can overwhelm national leaders' foreign policy initiatives and complicate regional alliances. His thorough evaluation of several twentieth-century Latin American ...

Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America 2014, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9781421413617

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