Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs: Argentina in by Sebastián Antonino Cutrona

By Sebastián Antonino Cutrona

Challenging the U.S.-Led warfare on Drugs explores the circumstances that experience resisted the U.S. strain to undertake a militarized method of struggle opposed to drug trafficking in Latin the United States and the Caribbean.

Through a sweeping narrative heritage from the restoration of democracy in 1983 to the current, Cutrona applies diplomacy and comparative politics theories to appreciate Argentina’s diversified trajectory vis-à-vis the remainder of the sector. the writer demonstrates that during large questions of vulnerability to U.S. strain, exterior elements usually play a secondary function in explaining both balancing/resistance or bandwagoning/acceptance of the U.S. protection schedule within the Americas. Emphasizing the function of domestic-level politics, Cutrona identifies the subordination of the army to civilian oversight, the transition final result, the process of money and balances, and the function of civil society actors reminiscent of social routine, epistemic groups, and norm marketers as Argentina’s such a lot appropriate resources explaining defection from Washington’s major dictates to strive against drug trafficking.

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