Colombian Agency and the making of US Foreign Policy: by Alvaro Mendez

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By Alvaro Mendez

This e-book reviews an important occasion in US kinfolk with Latin the USA, laying off gentle at the function of based states and their international coverage company within the procedure in which neighborhood matters develop into intertwined with the dominant state’s international coverage. Plan Colombia was once a large-scale overseas reduction programme during which the U.S. intervened within the inner affairs of Colombia, via invitation. It proved to be one of many significant successes folks overseas coverage, and has been credited with stemming a very likely catastrophic protection failure of the Colombian country.



This publication discusses the suggestions and practices deployed via the Colombian executive to steer US international coverage selection making on the bureaucratic, legislative and govt degrees, and is a particular contribution to our knowing of the dynamics of small strength organization. Giving a clearer perception into the choice making approaches in either the USA and Colombia, this ebook founds its argument on good empirical research assembled from interviews of the key avid gamers within the occasions together with: Andres Pastrana, President of Colombia; Thomas Pickering, US country division; Arturo Valenzuela, Senior Director for Inter-American Affairs on the NSA; common Barry McCaffrey, the united states ‘Drug Czar’; and Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the USA residence of Representatives.



Approaching the occasions in query from a bottom-up theoretical point of view that places the emphasis at the evidence of the case, this e-book should be of significant curiosity to lecturers, scholars and coverage makers within the box of overseas coverage research, US overseas coverage reviews, and Latin American studies.


 

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