Decline of the U.S. Hegemony?: A Challenge of ALBA and a New by Bruce M. Bagley,Magdalena Defort

By Bruce M. Bagley,Magdalena Defort

This e-book analyzes ALBA’s constitution and dynamics, its practicality, its medium and long term sustainability, and its ability to steer local and overseas affairs. The paintings examines ALBA’s attainable financial and safeguard results for neighboring non-member states within the quarter, really the us, in addition to different key actors resembling China, Russia, and Iran. the amount analyzes the origins, ideological orientation, constitution, inner dynamics, and evolution of the ALBA initiative and its local and overseas implications in the course of its first decade of life. it's the first entire paintings at the topic with a multi-disciplinary viewpoint and it presents an research of the recent neighborhood, Bolivarian Alliance initiative in Latin the United States and its relation to the foreign procedure. the quantity comprises reviews at the Bolivarian Alliance and Chavismo less than Hugo Chávez Frías’ management. As an entire, this quantity weaves jointly such an important concerns as oil politics, drug-trafficking, hemispheric defense, and exchange.

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