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A Faustian Bargain: U.S. Intervention in the Nicaraguan by William I Robinson

By William I Robinson

As an research of the arguable US position within the 1990 Nicaraguan elections, this ebook exposes the duplicitous and doubtless unlawful intervention of the united states within the electoral technique of a sovereign country. Drawing on mystery records and interviews, the writer brings to mild the clandestine actions people officers and examines the results of the "electoral intervention venture" for US international coverage and for social swap within the 3rd global within the post-Cold conflict period.

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