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Balaguer and the Dominican Military Presidential Control of the Factional Officer Corps in the 1960s and 1970s

Following the 1961 assassination of dictator Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican Republic descended into a period of national turmoil and political instability, culminating in 1965 when a catastrophic civil war engulfed the capital city of Santo Domingo. The intervention of foreign troops, particularly U.S. troops, played a critical role in the multinational effort to allow presidential elections to take place in June 1966. The result was the installation of Joaquin Balaguer in the presidency. Subsequently, this skillful civilian leader defeated both a right wing coup and a Cuban-based guerrilla ex.

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  • "Following the 1961 assassination of dictator Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican Republic descended into a period of national turmoil and political instability, culminating in 1965 when a catastrophic civil war engulfed the capital city of Santo Domingo. The intervention of foreign troops, particularly U.S. troops, played a critical role in the multinational effort to allow presidential elections to take place in June 1966. The result was the installation of Joaquin Balaguer in the presidency. Subsequently, this skillful civilian leader defeated both a right wing coup and a Cuban-based guerrilla ex."@en
  • ""In this study of the Dominican Republic's Balaguer era, the author draws upon declassified military documents and his experiences as an army attaché to the U.S. Embassy, Dominican Republic, during the 1970s. With an inside look at Balaguer's presidency, his manipulation of rival officers and cliques, and American involvement in the political history of Dominican Republic"--Provided by publisher."@en
  • ""In this study of the Dominican Republic's Balaguer era, the author draws upon declassified military documents and his experiences as an army attaché to the U.S. Embassy, Dominican Republic, during the 1970s. With an inside look at Balaguer's presidency, his manipulation of rival officers and cliques, and American involvement in the political history of Dominican Republic"--Provided by publisher."

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  • "Balaguer and the Dominican military : presidential control of the Factional Officer Corps in the 1960s and 1970s"
  • "Balaguer and the Dominican Military Presidential Control of the Factional Officer Corps in the 1960s and 1970s"@en
  • "Balaguer and the Dominican military : presidential control of the factional officer corps in the 1960s and 1970s"@en
  • "Balaguer and the Dominican military : presidential control of the factional officer corps in the 1960s and 1970s"