The old militarized humanitarianism: contradictions of counterinsurgent infrastructure in Cold War Guatemala

@article{Gould2018TheOM,
  title={The old militarized humanitarianism: contradictions of counterinsurgent infrastructure in Cold War Guatemala},
  author={K. A. Gould},
  journal={Critical Military Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={4},
  pages={140 - 160}
}
  • K. A. Gould
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • Critical Military Studies
  • ABSTRACT Debates about the ostensibly new militarized humanitarianism engage narrowly with historical and geographical precedents. Rarely taken into account is Kennedy-era counterinsurgency in Latin America which had much in common with the whole-of-government approach of the United States and its allies in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. This article addresses this gap in the literature by documenting counterinsurgent nation-building promoted by the US government in Latin America during the… CONTINUE READING

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