Panama by Kevin Buckley

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Central America; Foreign relations

About Kevin Buckley

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Published May 1, 1991 by Simon & Schuster. 304 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Buckley shows convincingly how Noriega exploited American ties in order to perpetuate his own power within Panama and maximize profit--Reagan Administration officials knew of Noriega's drug activities, but tolerated them because of Noriega's help in their efforts to subvert the Sandinista regime ...

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In a tense narrative that reads like a spy thriller, longtime Newsweek correspondent Buckley traces ex-Panamanian president Manuel Noriega's ascension to power and his ties to the U.S. government.

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The New York Review of Books

Compared to the Gulf war, the invasion of Panama was little more than a skirmish.

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