Rut Diamint

Rut Diamint is professor at the University Torcuato Di Tella and researcher at the National Scientific Technical and Research Council of Argentina (CONICET). From March to July 2015, she was a Reagan-Fascell Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.C.

October 2015, Volume 26, Issue 4

A New Militarism in Latin America

Latin American countries are burdened with domestic security problems and institutional weaknesses that have led to a rising political role for the military forces. Are there serious dangers in this “turn toward the barracks”?