Accession Number : ADA295568

Title :   El Salvador's Experience in the 198Os and 1990s as a Model of Democratization, Lessons Learned for Strategy in the New World Order,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Escobar, Juan B.

PDF Url : ADA295568

Report Date : 18 APR 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : El Salvador, discovered in 1524, was brought under rule of the Captaincy General of Guatemala until 1821, when El Salvador and other Central America provinces, declared their independence from Spain. With an area of 8203 square miles, and almost 6 million people, it is located in the center of Central America. A small country with over population, about 290 inhabitants per square kilometer, which has passed through a recent armed conflict and a transition to a modem democracy, which still has not ended. The present paper relates and analyzes the causes of conflict, that basically were the Spanish heritage and international communist expansionism, the experience in the Armed conflict and actor that intervened in it, how El Salvador reached the peace, what is the current situation and the advantage in the whole process of democratic reforms, and lessons learned for strategy in the New World Order.

Descriptors :   *LESSONS LEARNED, *CROSS CULTURE(SOCIOLOGY), *DEMOCRACY, WEAPONS, GLOBAL, STRATEGY, ECONOMICS, POPULATION, CONFLICT, SPAIN, MODEMS, CENTRAL AMERICA, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE