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Published: 05 August 2021

448 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190854843

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Talons of the Eagle

Latin America, the United States, and the World

Fifth Edition

Peter H. Smith and Ana Covarrubias

  • Discusses conceptual distinction between "hard" and "soft" power
  • Analyzes Latin American responses to the U.S. and the rest of the world
  • Considers U.S.-Latin American relations beyond sole focus on U.S. foreign policy
  • Addresses complex and timely issues such as immigration and drug trafficking

New to this Edition:

  • Bringing the narrative up to date (to 2020)
  • Addition of a new chapter on the Donald Trump era, comparing his administration with that of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico
  • Increased attention to Mexican foreign policy and to relations with the U.S.