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
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