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Shifting the balance : Obama and the Americas

Author: Abraham F Lowenthal; Theodore J Piccone; Laurence Whitehead
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2011.
Series: Brookings Latin America Initiative book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the successful and unsuccessful approaches to rapprochement between the United States and various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean after the first year of the Obama administration against a background of initial optimism giving way to both U.S. and Latin American domestic political realities"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shifting the balance.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010041501
(OCoLC)666878072
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham F Lowenthal; Theodore J Piccone; Laurence Whitehead
ISBN: 9780815705635 0815705638 1282916211 9781282916210
OCLC Number: 701061264
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 193 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword / Mauricio Cardenas --
The Obama Administration and the Americas / Abraham F. Lowenthal --
Mexico and the United States : the search for a strategic vision / Carlos Heredia and Andrés Rozental --
Obama and Brazil / João Augusto de Castro Neves and Matias Spektor --
The United States and Colombia : recalibrating the relationship / Michael Shifter --
The Chávez challenge for Obama : an inconvenient marriage or frosty separation / Jennifer McCoy --
U.S.-Bolivian relations : behind the impasse / George Gray Molina --
Obama's Cuba policy : the end of the "new beginning" / Daniel P. Erikson --
The Honduran crisis and the Obama Administration / Kevin Casas-Zamora --
Haiti : life beyond survival / Juan Gabriel Valdés --
The democracy agenda for the Americas : the case for multilateral action / Theodore J. Piccone --
Obama and the Americas : old hopes, new risks / Laurence Whitehead.
Series Title: Brookings Latin America Initiative book.
Responsibility: Abraham F. Lowenthal, Theodore J. Piccone, Laurence Whitehead, editors.

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