Arms and Politics in Latin America

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Arms and Politics in Latin America

By Edwin Lieuwen
Praeger (for the Council on Foreign Relations), 1960
296 pp. $4.75
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A penetrating review of the role of the armed forces in Latin American history with an estimate of the current and future significance of militarism in Latin America's relations with the United States. The author also analyzes with clarity United States military policies and aid programs, reaching some critical conclusions and recommendations for change.