Download e-book for kindle: America's Other War: Terrorizing Colombia by Doug Stokes

By Doug Stokes

ISBN-10: 1842775464

ISBN-13: 9781842775462

ISBN-10: 1842775472

ISBN-13: 9781842775479

This debatable ebook keeps that during Colombia the U.S. has lengthy supported a pervasive crusade of country violence directed opposed to either armed insurgents and quite a lot of unarmed innovative social forces. whereas the context may perhaps switch from one decade to the following, the elemental regulations stay an identical: retain the pro-US Colombian country, safeguard US fiscal pursuits and safeguard strategic entry to grease. Colombia is now the 3rd greatest recipient folks army relief on the planet, and the most important by means of a ways in Latin the United States. utilizing vast declassified records, this ebook indicates that the so-called "war on drugs", and now the hot conflict on terror in Colombia are literally a part of a long term Colombian "war of nation terror" that predates the tip of the chilly battle with US coverage contributing on to the human rights scenario in Colombia this present day.

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34 Russell Crandall, ‘Clinton, Bush and Plan Colombia’, Survival, 44(1), 2002, p. 163; for my critique of Crandall’s article and his response, see Doug Stokes, ‘Debating Plan Colombia’, Survival, 44(2), 2002, pp. 183–8. 35 Crandall, Driven by Drugs, p. 45. 36 Crandall, ‘Clinton, Bush and Plan Colombia’, Survival, p. 169. , p. 170. 38 Crandall, Driven by Drugs, p. 8. 39 Guardian, 4 February 2003. html> 40 Wilkin, ‘Revising the Democratic Revolution – into the Americas’, pp. 663–4. 41 James Petras, The Geopolitics of Plan Colombia, November 2001.

Org/library/ eng-col/index> 7 United Nations, Human Development Indicators, Colombia 2003. html> 8 Pearce, Colombia. , p. 63. 10 Michael McClintock, The United States and Operation Condor: Military Doctrine in an Unconventional War. Paper presented at Latin American Studies Association, Washington, DC, September 2001, p. 28. 11 School of the Americas Watch, Colombia: 10,000 SOA Graduates. pdf> The School of the             |  Americas has recently changed its name to the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), a ‘cosmetic’ change in the words of one of its supporters, Senator Paul Coverdell.

Org/library/ eng-col/index> 7 United Nations, Human Development Indicators, Colombia 2003. html> 8 Pearce, Colombia. , p. 63. 10 Michael McClintock, The United States and Operation Condor: Military Doctrine in an Unconventional War. Paper presented at Latin American Studies Association, Washington, DC, September 2001, p. 28. 11 School of the Americas Watch, Colombia: 10,000 SOA Graduates. pdf> The School of the             |  Americas has recently changed its name to the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), a ‘cosmetic’ change in the words of one of its supporters, Senator Paul Coverdell.

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