TITLE

Somaza's Finale

AUTHOR(S)
Kinzer, Stephen
PUB. DATE
July 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;7/21/79-7/28/79, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the military overthrow of Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle. Demonstration of the continuing inability of American foreign policy to respond intelligently to popular movements in the developing world; Political corruption under the Somoza dynasty; Personal misjudgments of Somoza; Political control of Nicaragua by the Somoza family; American government made a half-hearted effort at mediation between Somoza and his enemies; Collapse of the mediation; Physical and political reconstruction of Nicaragua.
ACCESSION #
11269708

 

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