Haiti Could Become a Pawn in US Politics
David W. Dent - David W. Dent directs the International Studies Program Baltimore., The Christian Science Monitor
GEORGE BUSH, in easing the United States embargo against Haiti early last month, is walking a tightrope between domestic pressures and international resolve to restore civilian rule under President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
It has been more than five months since the democratically-elected Aristide was overthrown by the Haitian military and the US and the Organization of American States (OAS) imposed an economic embargo designed to drive the military back to the barracks.
Not much has changed since last fall although the Bush administration has now relaxed the US embargo, under severe pressure from the US business community, and the OAS helped broker a deal last …
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Publication information: Article title: Haiti Could Become a Pawn in US Politics. Contributors: David W. Dent - David W. Dent directs the International Studies Program Baltimore. - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: March 3, 1992. Page number: 19. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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