1954 Guatemalan coup d'état Essay | CIA in Guatemala

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CIA in Guatemala

Summary: CIA's involvement with Guatemala during the Cold War.
        The CIA: Involvement with Guatemala
   
   Through the years, there have been 746 accounts of military Coups throughout the world.  However, only one Coup truly represents the unbridled ambition to spread democracy throughout the world.  This would be the CIA's intervention with Guatemala.  There are two opinions as to why the CIA intervened with Guatemala.  The explanation is contained in the sources used in this paper documented farther back than 1990 had cold war influence.  These sources explain that any country not supportive of democracy was communist.  One of these examples is Jabaco Arbenz, democratically elected President of Guatemala.  Although he was democratically elected, Arbenz showed signs of communism or acted in a communistic way.  

  As a result of this, the Eisenhower administration felt communism in the western hemisphere was unacceptable.  After months of planning and observing, a CIA team entered Guatemala and...



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