THE POLITICS OF HELMS-BURTON: Explaining a Cold War Policy in the Post-Cold War Era

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Renee Scherlen Ph.D., Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: This paper argues that domestic politics, rather than international politics, best explains why Helms-Burton became law. But, “domestic politics” does not imply a single factor. Rather, a number of factors that shape domestic politics contributed to the legislative success of Helms-Burton.

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Scherlen, Renee G. (1998) “The Politics of Helms-Burton: Explaining Cold War Policy Responses in the Post-Cold War Era,” presented at the International Studies Association Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 17th-March 21st, 1998.
Language: English
Date: 1998

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