"Disobedient" generals and the politics of redemocratization: The Clinton administration and Haiti

@inproceedings{Veltmeyer1997DisobedientGA,
  title={"Disobedient" generals and the politics of redemocratization: The Clinton administration and Haiti},
  author={Henry Veltmeyer and Chris McGillion},
  year={1997}
}
U.S. policy toward political transitions in postwar Latin America has centered around the goal of securing regime changes that ensure the continuity of the state. This is true of Republican and Democratic administrations under both conservative and liberal presidents. While issues of democracy and dictatorship have remained secondary, the task of preserving the institutions of the state (civil bureaucracies, judiciaries, military and police, etc.) have taken priority. The level of Washington's… CONTINUE READING