Central America, 1981–1993

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. Following his electoral victory in November 1980, President Ronald Reagan amplified the concerns expressed by President Carter and Congress about foreign support of Central American leftist guerrilla … Continue reading Central America, 1981–1993

Crisis in the South Atlantic: The Reagan Administration and the Anglo-Argentine War of 1982

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. Early on the morning of April 2, 1982, Argentine military forces landed on the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas) in the southern Atlantic Ocean. Argentina had … Continue reading Crisis in the South Atlantic: The Reagan Administration and the Anglo-Argentine War of 1982

Central America, 1977–1980

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. The Carter administration’s preferred policy toward Latin America—stressing human rights and non-interventionism—was severely tested by events in Central America. In July 1979 the revolutionary Sandinista … Continue reading Central America, 1977–1980

The North-South Dialogue and Economic Diplomacy

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. The North-South Dialogue refers to the process through which the developing and newly independent nations of the “third world,” predominantly in Asia, Africa, and Latin … Continue reading The North-South Dialogue and Economic Diplomacy

The Allende Years and the Pinochet Coup, 1969–1973

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State's "Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations" series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. Relations between the United States and Chile deteriorated in the 1960s due to U.S. concerns regarding the Chilean Left and the rise of Chilean nationalization … Continue reading The Allende Years and the Pinochet Coup, 1969–1973