November 21, 2010

Latin America's Militarism Problem

Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald

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There is a new threat to Latin America's democracies -- one that has drawn too little attention: the growing political partisanship of the region's armed forces.

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TAGGED: Bolivia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Chile, Venezuela, Honduras, Latin America

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