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Social Media: Americas: South America: Colombia

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Last Chance for Peace in Colombia:  Why and How
Last Chance for Peace in Colombia: Why and How
Can peace really happen this time in Columbia? Hopes and concerns. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/10/2012) Read More...


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Colombia-US Base Deal Rankles
Colombian plans to lease three military bases to the US marks a change in Andean counternarcotics operations and reignites regional drug-war tensions. By: Eliot Brockner (International Relations and S... Read More...


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At 45, FARC is at its Weakest in Decades
Regardless how the FARC continues to operate, it is unlikely to command the attention or instill the fear it did at its peak in 2002, as a formidable army of 20,000. By Nathaniel Foote (Diplomatic Cou... Read More...


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Ending Colombia's FARC Conflict: Dealing the Right Card
The Uribe government needs to complement its military approach to defeating the FARC with a political negotiation strategy if it is to end Colombia’s half-century long armed conflict. (Crisis Group, 0... Read More...


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Failed States: Fixing a Broken World
Failing states continue to pose a threat to both their neighbors and the greater international community. A close examination of recent history reveals varying correlations between failed or weak stat... Read More...


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Colombia: after a miraculous rescue
The release of Ingrid Betancourt is a stunning blow to her captors - and a lesson to her liberators, says Adam Isacson. (Open Democracy, 07/07/2008) Read More...


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The Colombian Miracle: Gaining Belated Notice
Author argues that following the daring rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and some other hostages, its time for rest of the world to acknowledge Colombia's imperfect, but no less miraculous turnaround. By F... Read More...


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Child Soldiers Mature Into Remorseless Fighters, Threaten Africa's Stability
This article discusses the problem of child soldiers in Africa becoming adults. They have little other choice than to continue fighting, raising concerns in the U.S. intelligence community of terrori... Read More...


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Association of Latin-American Integration. (ALADI)
ALADI is the largest Latin-American group of integration. It has twelve member countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, tot... Read More...


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Bush Budget Plan Proposes $463 Million for Colombia in FY 2005
As part of Plan Colombia, the money will be used to support the ongoing fight against drugs and terrorism. By Eric Green. (U.S. Department of State, Washington File, 02/03/2004) Read More...


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Colombia Targeting Rebel Strongholds
Colombian army carries through a more aggressive combat to defeat FARC guerrillas, reports Scott Wilson (The Washington Post, 01/25/2004) Read More...


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Restructure Aid to Colombia
For U.S. assistance to be truly effective, it must be consistent, comprehensive enough to counter attendant terrorism, and channeled to enable Colombian institutions to bear more of the burden. By Ste... Read More...


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What Kind of War for Colombia?
Argues that peace will not come in Colombia until Bogota rebuilds neglected state institutions and starts providing real security. By Julia E. Sweig. (Foreign Affairs, 9/1/2002, $) Read More...


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Colombia on the Brink: There Goes the Neighborhood
Colombians no longer trust their government to salvage the economy, fight the drug lords, or negotiate with the rebels. A bad neighborhood is about to get worse. By Michael Shifter. (Foreign Affairs, ... Read More...


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Colombia: Key to Security in the Western Hemisphere
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Colombia's Two-Front War
The United States needs to take Colombia off the back burner and work with its government to help tamp down the violence, limit the drug lords' clout, lower the demand for drugs abroad, and prod the p... Read More...


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Narco-Terror: The International Connection Between Drugs and Terror
The entire soul of our society is weakened and our democracy is diminished by drug use. Not only does it weaken the United States, but it also supports attacks against the judicial system in Mexico. ... Read More...


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Colombia and Human Rights
Discusses volatile human rights situation in Colombia and conditional U.S. aid flowing there. (The Nation, 11/6/2003) Read More...


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Bogota Daily (Columbia)
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Columbia Times (Columbia)
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