Venezuela"s pursuit of Caribbean Basin interests

implications for United States national security : a project Air Force report, prepared for the United States Air Force
  • 45 Pages
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  • English
Rand Corp. , Santa Monica, CA
National security -- United States., Venezuela -- Politics and government -- 1974-, Venezuela -- Relations -- Caribbean Area., Caribbean Area -- Relations -- Venez


Venezuela, Caribbean Area, United St

StatementDavid J. Myers.
ContributionsRand Corporation.
LC ClassificationsF2327 .M93 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 45 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3176705M
ISBN 100833005278
LC Control Number83019144

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[David J Myers; Rand Corporation.]. Although considerable differences between the Caribbean Basin policies of the United States and Venezuela surfaced during the s, congruent interests will continue to outweigh differences in the future.

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John Bolton’s dramatic new memoir focuses primarily on great-power conflicts. But less noticed in the media coverage is that it also includes a remarkably revealing full-length chapter on Venezuela. ''Collaboration between Venezuela and Mexico is vital to achieve the stability of the 27 nations in the Caribbean basin,'' President Lopez Portillo said during a banquet toast Monday night.

tral America, the Caribbean, and U.S.-Latin American relations. The other Caribbean Basin studies are: Edward Gonzalez, A Strategy for Dealing with Cuba in the s, RDOS/AF, September David J.

Myers, Venezuela' Pursuit of Caribbean Basin Interet.: Implications for U.S.

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National Security, RAF, November I therefore set out to historically trace U.S. interest and policy over four centuries in four countries – The Bahamas, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana. I hope the book will bring a greater understanding of the English-speaking Caribbean and the history of U.S.

-Caribbean foreign relations. Good historical background can be gleaned from Winfield J. Burggraaff's The Venezuelan Armed Forces in Politics, David J.

Myers's Venezuela's Pursuit of Caribbean Basin Interests is an excellent overview of the country's strategic situation and thinking. CRUDE NATION How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela By Raúl Gallegos pp. Potomac Books. () The farce has not held up since Chávez’s death in. he Presidential election in Venezuela was supposed to be the the occasion for launching a new stage in preparations for the destruction of the «Caribbean Basin».

At least, that was what SouthCom was hoping. There are several ways of looking at the crisis currently affecting Venezuela. The Association of Caribbean States is intended to promote regionalism among the member states. The success and functionality of the ACS is greatly debated among scholars.

The main goals of the association are "to confirm the new concept of the Caribbean Basin by (A) accentuating those interests the Caribbean nations hold in common and (B) working to eliminate barriers left over from its.

The strategic importance of the Caribbean is found in its resources, sea lanes, and security networks. The Caribbean Basin is the source of fuel and nonfuel minerals used in both the defense and civilian sectors.

Of particular significance are petroleum and natural gas produced in Barbados, Colombia, Guatemala, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Military engagement is an important and officially acknowledged part of the growing interactions between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Latin America and the Caribbean.

The and Chinese policy white papers toward Latin America, as well as the China Defense Strategy White Paper, all define military and other security activities as [ ].

A Caribbean Policy for the Trump Administration. Ap The relationship between the United States and the countries of the Caribbean is complex, multidimensional, and of fundamental importance, because the United States is the largest economic partner of the Caribbean and the Caribbean is the third border of the United States.

Among the major titles are John D. Martz and David J. Myers's Venezuela: The Democratic Experience, Enrique A. Baloyra and John D. Martz's Political Attitudes in Venezuela, and David J. Myers's Venezuela's Pursuit of Caribbean Basin Interests: Implications for U.S.

National Security. The Caribbean Basin: An International History (The New International History) - Kindle edition by Graeme Mount, Stephen Randall. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Caribbean Basin: An International History (The New International History).Manufacturer: Routledge.

Caribbean Area — Foreign relations — Summary Contents. Middle America and the Caribbean Basin. the pursuit of economic security / H.

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Michael Erisman. Andean Region. Venezuela: petroleum, democratization, and international affairs / Elsa Cardozo da Silva and Richard S. Hillman. Venezuela - Venezuela - Drainage: The Venezuelan drainage network consists almost entirely of two watersheds, the largest emptying into the Atlantic Ocean and the other into the Caribbean Sea.

The Orinoco River and its main tributary, the Caroní, carry approximately four-fifths of the country’s surface runoff and occupy a basin of somesquare miles (, square km).

In pursuit of its geopolitical interests in the Caribbean, the USA established its southern command − SOUTHCOM − to contain socialist and potential rogue regimes such.

AdvertisementDespite the steady stream of commentary framing geopolitics in terms of a “new Cold War,” a return to bipolarity, and widespread recognition.

Hence, the dominant definition of the ‘Caribbean Basin’ gave priority to strategic security on line with the national interests of the United States while the other definitions took more. Venezuela specifically defined the Caribbean as a Basin as well, an area of crucial strategic interest.

This geopolitical decision was taken in view of the vacuum left by the pullout of Britain. Cuba and the Caribbean Basin: from pariah to partner.

Community and NAFTA). Cuba’s pursuit of such a coalition-building strategy in the Caribbean Basin has concentrated heavily on CARICOM and the ACS. Since roughly late and earlyHavana has made a major effort to enlarge and deepen its relations with the CARICOM nations.

Caribbean Basins Caribbean Basins by P. Mann. Download it Caribbean Basins books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This chapter volume provides a regionally-comprehensive collection of original studies of Caribbean basins conducted by academic and petroleum geologists and geophysicists in the early and mids.

BY DAVID JESSOP — Over the last five years, Russian interest in the Caribbean has been growing steadily so that today Moscow’s diplomatic profile and its economic presence in a number of Caribbean nations is now stronger than at any time since the end of the Cold War.

Russia also appears to see the region as possessing a similar world view, one in which it can demonstrate its. Venezuela Basin of the Caribbean Sea -- Stratigraphy and sediment distribution. In: D.K. Young and M.D. Richardson (Editors), Benthic Ecology and Sedimentary Processes of the Venezuela Basin: Past and Present.

Mar. Geol., The Venezuela Basin of the Caribbean Sea averages approximately m deep and is underlain by oceanic-type crust. Caribbean interests of the United Staies.

New York: Appleton & Co., The Caribbean since New York: Prentice-Hall, LA ESTRATEGlA DE ESTADOS UNIDOS Jules, Didacus y Don Rojas, eds. Maurice Bishop, selecled speeches, La Habana: Centro de Estudios del Caribe, Casa de Las Américas,   Trinidad and Tobago has trade agreements with trading partners both as part of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and on its own (bilaterally).

These agreements facilitate market access for local exporters to third countries, and also provide for the opening up of the Trinidad and Tobago market, except in the case of the USA, Canada and Venezuela, which are one-way agreements in.

the Yucatán Basin, the Cayman Trough and the interior of the Caribbean Plate. The Beata Ridge divides the latter into the western Colombian Basin and the eastern Venezuelan Basin (contiguous south of the ridge) while the Aves Ridge separates the Venezuelan and Grenada basins.

Figure 1. Middle America, geographic elements referred to in text. Even with the prospects of fading assistance from Venezuela through PetroCaribe, the drop in the price of oil in creates disincentives for Caribbean basin.

Venezuela, home to the world’s largest oil reserves, is a case study in the perils of petrostatehood. Since its discovery in the s, oil has taken Venezuela on .Regional revitalization as well as “self-help” economic development prerequisites now play large roles in CBI beneficiary matters.

By renewing the CBI, President Bush underscored the commitment Congress made in when the lawmaking body highlighted the U.S. interest of promoting growth in the Caribbean Basin.