After Words with Julia Sweig

Julia Sweig was interviewed by Mark Falcoff about her book Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century,… read more

Julia Sweig was interviewed by Mark Falcoff about her book Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century, published by Public Affairs Press. She argued that anti-American sentiments were born in Latin America as a direct result of the U.S. government sponsoring dictatorships and tolerating the corruption of democratic governments. She talked about the origins of “Anti-America” in Latin America and how it grew over the last half century. She also recommended that U.S. political leaders learn how to reduce international anti-Americanism. 

Julia Sweig is a senior fellow and director of the Latin America Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mark Falcoff is the author of, Cuba: The Morning After--Confronting Castro’s Legacy, published by AEI Press. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mark Falcoff Resident Scholar Emeritus American Enterprise Institute->Latin America
  • Julia E. Sweig Director Council on Foreign Relations->Latin America Studies

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After Words with Julia Sweig

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 23, 2006

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  • Apr 22, 2006 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2006 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 23, 2006 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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