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The Salvadoran crucible : the failure of US counterinsurgency in El Salvador, 1979-1992

Author: Brian D'Haeseleer
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2017]
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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N 1979, with El Salvador growing ever more unstable and ripe for revolution, the United States undertook a counterinsurgency intervention that over the following decade would become Washington's largest nation-building effort since Vietnam. In 2003, policymakers looked to this "successful" undertaking as a model for US intervention in Iraq. In fact, the author argues that the US counterinsurgency in El Salvador  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian D'Haeseleer
ISBN: 9780700625123 0700625127
OCLC Number: 1006517087
Description: xiii, 253 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Historical antecedents --
The development and implementation of US counterinsurgency strategy in El Salvador and Latin America, circa 1961-1979 --
The Reagan administration enters the maelstrom, 1981-1994 --
Chasing victory, 1984-1988 --
Terminating the bloodletting, 1989-1992 --
Coda.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Brian D'Haeseleer.

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In 1979, with El Salvador growing ever more unstable, the US undertook a counterinsurgency intervention that would become Washington's largest nation-building effort since Vietnam. Brian D'Haeseleer  Read more...

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