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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Lewis, Patsy
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Revisiting the Grenada invasion: The OECS' role, and its impact on regional and international policies
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Journal Title
Social and Economic Studies
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
48
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
85-120
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Abstract
Assesses the 1983 US invasion of Greneda from the perspective of the Caribbean states which sought to give it legal justification, arguing that they operated, not simply as pawns of the Americans, but in keeping with their own perceptions of national security. Locates the invasion in a broader international context, arguing that Grenada's significance is largely ignored because of its small size and a general tendency for academics to subsume the Commonwealth Caribbean under a broader Latin American umbrella.....
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