Unequal Alliance: The Inter-American Military System, 1938-1978

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Unequal Alliance: The Inter-American Military System, 1938-1978

By John Child
Westview Press, 1980
250 pp. $22.00
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The author, a U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and faculty member of the Inter-American Defense College, provides a detailed study of the Inter-American military system and its cycles of growth and decline. He notes Latin American fears of U.S. domination and of militarization of the system, and the changing significance and priority of Latin America for the United States.