Backstory: Coups in Central America

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Though the recent coup in Honduras is the first to take place in Central America since the end of the Cold War, the incident is part of a long history of political upheaval and military-sponsored coups in the region. On today's Backstory we'll put the turmoil in Honduras into historical and political context with Stephen Schlesinger. He’s an adjunct fellow at the Century Foundation and the former Director of the World Policy Institute at the New School.