Intervention Without Intervening: The OAS Defense and Promotion of Democracy in the Americas. Andrew F. Cooper and Thomas Legler. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, 192 $65.00

Reviewed by Richard Feinberg, Foreign Affairs, January/February 2007

The Americas
Political systems

Two Canadian academics laud recent additions to the Western Hemisphere's tool kit for defending emergent democracies. Students of multilateral diplomacy will welcome the expert exegesis of the landmark Inter-American Democratic Charter (2001) and the insider assessment of the interventions by the Organization of American States to help guide Peru (2000) and Venezuela (2004) through dangerous threats to democracy from incumbent...

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