Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Policy in the Western Hemisphere
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Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Policy in the Western Hemisphere Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on by United States

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Written in English

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ISBN 100160712092
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LESTER D. LANGLEY is a research professor of history emeritus at the University of Georgia. He is the author of The Americas in the Age of Revolution, – and America and the Americas: The United States in the Western Hemisphere (Georgia). He is also the general editor of the United States and the Americas series, published by the Cited by: 1. Colombia work going forward will surely present many challenges to U.S and Colombian policy makers, but is work in which both our countries have invested much blood and treasure so as to success-fully turn that country around. As a result, they remain our best ally in the hemisphere. In Haiti, it has now been more than 7 years since the dev-. Dismantling the myths of United States isolationism and exceptionalism, No Higher Law is a sweeping history and analysis of American policy toward the Western Hemisphere and Latin America from independence to the present. From the nation's earliest days, argues Brian Loveman, U.S. leaders viewed and treated Latin America as a crucible in which to test foreign policy and from which to Cited by: ingness to partner with the U.S., and the mul - tiplicity and diversity of relations within and beyond the hemisphere.”2 The dynamic stra-tegic environment that characterizes hemi-spheric relations today is often not clearly understood by many who continue to have a very state-centric understanding of the region and of U.S. policy.

Loveman demonstrates how the main doctrines and policies adopted for the Western Hemisphere were exported, with modifications, to other world regions as the United States pursued its self-defined global mission.&9;No Higher Law reveals the interplay of domestic politics and international circumstances that shaped key American foreign policies.   U.S. energy security, increase investment opportunities for U.S. companies and high-paying jobs for the American people. Challenges for U.S. business investment remain in the region, but it is my hope that through hearings like this we will determine ways in which the U.S. can better engage on energy issues with our neighbors in the hemisphere. America and the Americas was published in as the first volume in what has become a successful series on the relations between the United States and the other countries of the Western Hemisphere. That series—The United States and the Americas—has achieved widespread recognition from U.S., Canadian, and Latin American historians and other social scientists for its efforts to incorporate. Economic Policies in the Western Hemisphere: Recent Accomplishments and Future Challenges John B. Taylor Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs Remarks at a Luncheon for the Ambassadors of the Latin American Group Brazilian Embassy 1/25/