ARGENTINA: Approaching the Edge of Chaos

There have been more than 500 political assassinations in the past twelve months alone, and inflation is currently running at an annual rate of 80% in Argentina, a country that is approaching the edge of chaos. Isabel Perón, who succeeded her husband as President after his death last July, has been unable to reverse two disastrous trends: the terrorist campaign of kidnaping and murder being waged by rival extremist groups of both the left and the right, and the steady collapse of what was once Latin America 's most prosperous economy. Last...

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