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characters Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989 review Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989 103 read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î William R. Meara Ricans to see both sides up close he takes readers into his world as an advisor struggling with cultural differences and human rights violations while trying to stay alive in murderous El Salvador We join him on dangerous helicopter rides into contra base camps on the Honduran Nicaraguan border and into a US Embassy under attack From Special Forces school at Ft Bragg to Joan Baez’s back stage party in Managua to a contra POW camp deep in the jungle we get a taste of Meara’s world up closeMore than a collection of war stories Contra Cross explores the difficult moral and ideological issues of the Central American wars Meara’s experiences with insurgency and counterinsurgency allow him to provide critically important insights on why the United States has such difficulty dealing with ragtag armies of third world rebels “Dead on accurate readable and honest this book will give no comfort to those gringo politicians still mourning the communist failures in El Salvador and Nicaragua Bill Meara is someone who has the insurgency counterinsurgency era in Central America nailed” Col John Waghelstein USA Ret Naval War C.

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Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989

characters Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989 review Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989 103 read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î William R. Meara Ollege former commander of US Military Group – El Salvador and of the 7th Special Forces Group“Contra Cross is not only a refreshing and an uplifting change from most war memoirs it is also punctuated with the beautifully written highs and lows of everyday life Meara studiously avoids both personal aggrandizement and being an apologist for American politicians His clear and uncommon common sense is refreshing and does much It adds weight to his observations both as a Green Beret trained officer and a US State Department foreign service officer For the military historian as well as anyone seeking a deeper understanding of how American overseas assistance worked this book is a must The fact that the writing reflects intelligence candor and fairness to all sides is a terrific bonus” Loyd Little former Green Beret author of the award winning Vietnam novel Parthian Shot William R Meara served on active duty in the US Army from 1984 to 1988 attaining the rank of captain and then joined the US Foreign Service where he has served as a diplomat in Honduras Spain the Dominican Republic the Azores the United Kingdom and Ita.

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characters Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989 review Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989 103 read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Î William R. Meara In 1949 Alexander Foote wrote a small book “A Handbook for Spies” which contains all one needs to know to conduct espionage Now comes another small volume “Contra Cross” by William Meara which contains much of what one needs to understand to counter or for that matter support an insurgency Based on his experience in El Salvador and with the Contras in HondurasNicaragua during the 1980’s Meara provides a crisp thoughtful exposition of the problems and reuirements for the winning of such conflicts Meara’s thoughts and experiences are well worth pondering as our nation takes on its current adversariesDuane Clarridge – Thirty three year veteran of the CIA's clandestine service Chief of CIA Latin American Division 1981 84 conceiver and chief of CIA Counterterrorism Center 1986 88 author of The Spy for All SeasonsA journey through the Central American wars of the 1980s as seen through the eyes of a young American officer who worked on both sides of insurgency in the region In El Salvador Bill Meara supported efforts to defeat insurgents; with Nicaraguans he worked to keep an insurgency alive One of very few Ame.

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  • Contra Cross -- Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America 1979-1989
  • William R. Meara
  • English
  • 14 July 2018
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