Give Somoza a Push

Kinzer, Stephen
September 1978
New Republic;9/30/78, Vol. 179 Issue 14, p11
Comments on the increasingly incomprehensible alliance between U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who preaches human rights, and the Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle, who secured his family's power with intimidation, assassination and repression. Expectations of the moderate Nicaraguan opposition from Carter's administration; Credibility gained by the Sandinista guerrillas; Fresh aid packages approved for Somoza's government.


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