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At War in Nicaragua: The Reagan Doctrine and the Politics of Nostalgia
At War in Nicaragua: The Reagan Doctrine and the Politics of Nostalgia
By E. Bradford Burns
Harper & Row, 1987, 211 pp
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In this strong attack on current U.S. policy, occasionally veering toward the apocalyptic, one theme emerges clearly and forcefully: order and stability in the region will come only from a higher degree of social justice brought about by economic development. Insofar as immediate policy is concerned, the Contadora approach is favored.