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Latin American countries embraced liberal democracy as the antidote to the past ills of military dictatorships, human-rights abuses and extreme poverty. Yet, more than twenty years on, states are still embroiled in armed combat with rebels who export their violence and traffic drugs across borders, threatening to draw neighbouring states into conflict with one another. ...more
Paperback, 203 pages
Published 2012 by Routledge
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Sep 24, 2012 Gregory rated it really liked it

David Mares' Latin America and the Illusion of Peace (2012) makes the case that although Latin America is often touted as more free of interstate war than any other region, there are a host of militarized disputes that are serious but fall short of war. He details a number of them, such as Venezuela-Colombia, Ecuador-Colombia, Nicaragua-Costa Rica, Bolivia-Chile, and UK-Argentina.

What would be great is a model to go along with the narrative. He discus
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Latin America's explosive growth (and recent slowdown)raises a number of critical questions about the future of political and military intentions of various countries. Professor Mares explores how, despite the continued shift of many Latin American countries to liberal democracy, there are a suprising number of ongoing violent flash points, intense boundry disputes, and military posturing between nations. While none of these are on the verge of suddenly exploding into intense conflict, they need ...more
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