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This booklet analyzes ALBA’s constitution and dynamics, its practicality, its medium and long term sustainability, and its means to steer nearby and foreign affairs. The paintings examines ALBA’s attainable fiscal and defense results for neighboring non-member states within the zone, rather the USA, in addition to different key actors reminiscent of China, Russia, and Iran. the quantity analyzes the origins, ideological orientation, constitution, inner dynamics, and evolution of the ALBA initiative and its nearby and overseas implications in the course of its first decade of life. it's the first complete paintings at the topic with a multi-disciplinary standpoint and it offers an research of the hot nearby, Bolivarian Alliance initiative in Latin the US and its relation to the overseas process. the quantity comprises reviews at the Bolivarian Alliance and Chavismo less than Hugo Chávez Frías’ management. As a complete, this quantity weaves jointly such the most important concerns as oil politics, drug-trafficking, hemispheric defense, and alternate.

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