Accession Number:

ADA478491

Title:

Defense or Development? A Decisive Question in Latin America

Descriptive Note:

Strategy Research Project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-03-05

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this work is to inform the reader about the recent past, present, and future tendency in the Latin American countries regarding the balance of expenditures between defense and development. First, this paper reviews the theory for establishing the concepts of defense expenditures and developmentsocial expenditures, second, it analyzes the facts and possible relation in the expenses in defense and development in the countries, and finally, it identifies probable future scenarios.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science
  • Geography
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE