TITLE

CHAPTER 7: The Root Doctrine and Some Notorious Instances of U.S. Support for Dictators

AUTHOR(S)
Gareau, Frederick H.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
State Terrorism & The United States: From Counterinsurgency to t;2004, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 7 the book "State Terrorism and the United States: From Counterinsurgency to the War on Terrorism," by Frederick H. Gareau is presented. The chapter focuses on instances of U.S. support for rightwing dictatorships and state terrorists on the left. The support is linked to 1922 when the Root doctrine which formulated the rationale of the support. The protection of U.S. economic interests is noted as the primary force driving American policy.
ACCESSION #
79791132

 

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