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U.S. counter-narcotics policy toward Colombia

hearing before the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, March 31, 1998.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Colombia,
  • Colombia.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug control -- Colombia.,
    • Drug traffic -- Colombia.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Colombia.,
    • Colombia -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUS counter narcotics policy toward Colombia
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I549 1998d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL480838M
      ISBN 100160571618
      LC Control Number98207953
      OCLC/WorldCa39673332

      Most of the illicit drugs consumed in the United States come from other countries in the Western Hemisphere. For example, most of the heroin and cocaine reaching the U.S. market originates in Mexico and Colombia, respectively. Congress established the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission in to evaluate the activities of U.S. counternarcotics programs in the region.   Trump: US to deploy anti-drug Navy ships near Venezuela President Donald Trump is sending Navy ships toward Venezuela to beef up counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean following a U.S.

        Unfortunately, there are many outdated misconceptions about U.S.-Colombian cooperation on counter narcotics and the economics of the drug trade that show fundamental misunderstandings of the goals and accomplishments of U.S. security assistance in Colombia.   Felbab-Brown also examined the effectiveness of policies to mitigate these effects and offered recommendations for the future of U.S. policy on the issue. “Weimer persuasively demonstrates that discourses of modernization and counterinsurgency helped to shape both U.S. counter-narcotics policy abroad and domestic drug policy at home along coercive lines. An important and timely book with much to teach us about the contradictions of the ‘war on drugs’ in Afghanistan, Colombia, and elsewhere.”.

      Plan Colombia was a United States foreign aid, military aid, and diplomatic initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in Colombia. The plan was originally conceived in by the administrations of Colombian President Andrés Pastrana and U.S. President Bill Clinton, and signed into law by the United States in   U.S. Politics & Govt; More The following post is part of a series of analyses on drug policy challenges facing Colombia, as often prescribed in international counter-narcotics efforts.   Download the Brief The Issue Colombia was on the verge of becoming a failed state 20 years ago. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) held territory on the outskirts of Bogotá, and myriad other guerilla groups wrought daily havoc on the government and on citizens across the country. Two decades later, Colombia finds itself at a crossroads. A more promising future hinges .


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