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Unformatted text preview: United States, isn't simply a relic of history. Rather, there's good reason to believe that it remains both intact and functioning .¶ In fact, it could soon get even bigger. That is because the Latin American region as a whole is in a state of profound political flux. In Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, who succeeded Hugo Chavez as president this past April, is presiding over an allout implosion of the national economy, complete with shortages on commodities such as toilet paper, sugar and flour. Next door in Colombia, the government of President Juan Manuel Santos has embarked upon a complicated and controversial peace process with the extremist FARC militia one that could result in the FARC gaining significantly in both political relevance and actual power . Even in Nisman's own Argentina, a new and softer attitude Airport).¶ Moreover, Nisman has made clear toward Iran has begun to take root, manifested in growing bilateral trade ties and talks of a "truth commission" to reexamine the AMIA case (and, These de...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Summer '12