"It's time to pay attention to the alarm bells; we should engage with our southern neighbors to address pressing security threats across the hemisphere, including those from Caracas." -- U.S. Congressman Ike Skelton (Democrat, Missouri), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee
"Hugo Chávez is (or should be declared) a state sponsor of terror, and The Threat Closer to Home tells us why." -- U.S. Representative Connie Mack (Republican, Florida), member of the Foreign Affairs Committee
About the Author
Michael Rowan has a long history as a successful political consultant both here and in Venezuela and also as a newspaper columnist in Latin America. In the United States he has advised winning candidates in twenty-six states; he has also advised presidential and other candidates in thirteen foreign countries, including Governor Manuel Rosales of Venezuela, former President Jaime Paz Zamora of Bolivia, and President Oscar Arias of Costa Rica. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.