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Author Greentree, Todd R.

Title Crossroads of intervention : insurgency and counterinsurgency lessons from Central America / Todd Greentree ; foreword by Robert W. Tucker.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2008.

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 UniM Bail  355.021809728 GREE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 196 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [183]-188) and index.
Contents Foreword / Robert W. Tucker -- 1. Introduction: The Strategy and Policy of Intervention in Central America -- 2. What Was at Stake? -- 3. The Problem of Limits -- 4. The Fall of Somoza and the Triumph of the Sandinistas -- 5. Reform with Repression in El Salvador -- 6. The Contra War -- 7. Every War Must End -- 8. Aftermath and Epilogue.
Summary "In this book, Todd Greentree's analysis makes a fresh contribution to irregular warfare theory through an examination of the origins, strategic dynamics, and termination of the Sandinista insurrection in Nicaragua, as well as the decade-long counterinsurgency of the Salvadoran government against the FMLN guerrillas, and the concurrent Contra insurgency against the Sandinistas."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Counterinsurgency -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.
Insurgency -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.
Intervention (International law)
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979-
Central America -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Central America.
ISBN 9780275992156 (alk. paper)
0275992152 (alk. paper)