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Cocaine Politics

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Shows that under the cover of national security and covert operations, the US government has repeatedly collaborated with and prot... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Shows that under the cover of national security and covert operations, the US government has repeatedly collaborated with and protected major international drug traffickers. A new preface discusses the developments of the six years from 1992 to 1998.

Autorentext

Peter Dale Scott is Professor of English Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Deep Politics and the Death of JFK (California, 1993). Scott is also a poet: in 2002, his "Seculum" trilogy won a Lannan Literary Award. Jonathan Marshall is the Economics Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and the author of To Have and Have Not: Southeast Asian Raw Materials and the Origins of the Pacific War (California, 1995).


Klappentext
"Tells the sordid story of how elements of our own government went to work with narcotics traffickers, and then fought to suppress the truth about what they had done."Jonathan Winer, Counsel, Kerry Subcommittee on Terrorism and Narcotics


Inhalt
Preface to the 1998 Paperback Edition
Preface to the 1992 Paperback Edition
Acknowledgments

Introduction
1 The Kerry Report: The Truth but Not the Whole Truth

PART I RIGHT-WING NARCOTERRORISM, THE CIA,
AND THE CONTRAS
2 The CIA and Right-Wing Narcoterrorism in Latin America
3 Bananas, Cocaine, and Military Plots in Honduras
4 Noriega and the Contras: Guns, Drugs, and the
Harari Network
5 The International Cali Connection and the United States
6 The Contra Drug Connections in Costa Rica

PART II EXPOSURE AND COVER-UP
7 Jack Terrell Reveals the Contra-Drug Connection
8 North Moves to Silence Terrell
9 How the Justice Department Tried to Block the
Drug Inquiry
10 Covert Operations and the Perversion of Drug
Enforcement
11 The Media and the Contra Drug Issue
12 Conclusion
Notes
Names and Organizations
Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Cocaine Politics
Untertitel: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America, Updated edition
Autor:
EAN: 9780520214491
ISBN: 978-0-520-21449-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: University Presses
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 279
Gewicht: 408g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T18mm
Jahr: 1998
Auflage: First Edition, With a new preface