Destroying the law in order to save it

Robinson, L.; Galvin, K.
April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p49
Discusses why, after Peru's President Alberto Fujimori seized extraconstitutional powers for himself last week, he may have succeeded only in moving the Shining Path rebels a step closer to victory. Congress opposed Fujimori's attempt to militarize the country; Fujimori's new campaign against the rebels and officials; The violence of the Shining Path; Possible outcome of Fujimori's crackdown; Fujimori's efforts to curb violence.


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