The United States and the Armed Forces of Mexico, Central by René De La Pedraja

By René De La Pedraja

Tracing the U.S. government’s efforts to form the defense force of Mexico, principal the USA and the Caribbean from 2000 to 2014, this narrative concentrates at the military but additionally discusses Air strength and naval forces, together with the Marines and the Coast defend. Police forces in these areas also are covered.
Mexico’s ongoing fight with drug cartels is mentioned generally. Venezuela and Cuba obtain significant realization. This learn is the 1st to envision intimately the militia of nations reminiscent of the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. Sections on Haiti and Panama, international locations supposedly with out armies, demonstrate the decisive function the U.S. has performed in choosing their army policies.
The textual content weaves the histories of those defense force into the wider context of the politics, economics and diplomacy within the quarter. a transparent and short advent to the family members of Mexico, primary the United States and the Caribbean with the us is provided.

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