At War in Nicaragua: The Reagan Doctrine and the Politics of Nostalgia

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At War in Nicaragua: The Reagan Doctrine and the Politics of Nostalgia

By E. Bradford Burns
Harper & Row, 1987
211 pp. $14.95
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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.

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