Turning the Tide: U.S. Intervention in Central America and the Struggle for Peace

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Haymarket Books, Sep 28, 2015 - Political Science - 298 pages
Noam Chomsky addresses relations throughout Central America and relates these to superpower conflicts and the overall role of the Cold War in contemporary international relations.
 

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Turning the tide: U. S. intervention in Central America and the struggle for peace

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The author, well-known for his criticism of the U.S. government's Vietnam policy in the 1960s, here turns his attention to Central America. The text wavers between a political broadside and a ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
1 Free World Vignettes
5
2 The Fifth Freedom
59
3 Patterns of Intervention
117
4 The Race to Destruction
239
5 The Challenge Ahead
309
1986
357
Footnotes
399
Index
437
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Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. A member of the American Academy of Science, he has published widely in both linguistics and current affairs. His books include At War with Asia, Towards a New Cold War, Fateful Triangle: The U. S., Israel and the Palestinians, Necessary Illusions, Hegemony or Survival, Deterring Democracy, Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy and Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media.

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