The Most Dangerous Area in the World: John F. Kennedy Confronts Communist Revolution in Latin America

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University of North Carolina Press, 1999 - History - 257 pages
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In March 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced the formation of the Alliance for Progress, a program dedicated to creating prosperous, socially just, democratic societies throughout Latin America. Over the next few years, the United States spent nearl

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Worth reading for anyone who's ever felt they don't know enough about Latin American politics. Focused on the Kennedy era but expands well. Rabe covers counterinsurgency, the Alliance for Progress ... Read full review

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Stephen G. Rabe, professor of history at the University of Texas at Dallas, is author of the prize-winning Eisenhower and Latin America: The Foreign Policy of Anticommunism.

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