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Piero Gleijeses (born 1944 in Venice, Italy) is a professor of United States foreign policy in the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. He is an author of a number of books on the subject of Latin America, including several on the role of US intervention in Latin America, including the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état and the 1965 United States occupation of the Dominican Republic.
Total Books: 9
In 2002, Gleijeses published his book Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington and Africa, 1959—1976 on the Cuban involvement in the decolonization of Africa (particularly the Cuban intervention in Angola), which won the 2002 Robert Ferrell Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
In November 2003, the Cuban Council of State decorated Gleijeses with the Medal of Friendship at the initiative of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples.
Gleijeses is married to artist Setsuko Ono, the sister of Yoko Ono.