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In Hal Brands’ Latin America’s Cold War, the war is explained as a convergent conflict – an overlaying of multiple conflicts onto one another. The book also explains the issue of seesawing political arrangements, which led to widespread violence in these unstable countries. U.S. and Soviet competition for power and influence in Latin America was a major factor in the events that unraveled during the Cold War. When the American government deemed Latin American democracies to be too radical, they intervened militarily. With peaceful methods to reform out of arm’s reach, Latin American rebels felt they had little choice but to opt for armed struggle. Violence in Latin America during the Cold War was invariably owed to superpower conflict, and the United State’s support for dictatorships in fear of communism.
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