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Fifteen Years Later: The “Great Success” of Plan Colombia

Posted February 5th, 2016 at 3:28 pm (UTC-4)
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[D]espite high-level government rhetoric about the success of Plan Colombia, members of civil society and human rights organizations tell a different story – a story of how US military intervention has increased human rights violations, especially among vulnerable populations…

Approaching Peace a Victory for Plan Colombia

Posted February 5th, 2016 at 3:26 pm (UTC-4)
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It would be hard to imagine today a major U.S. foreign policy initiative with all of these ingredients: sustained bi-partisan support, a consistently flexible strategy against big odds and undisputed evidence of a successful outcome. Yet such an example exists. Its name is Plan Colombia.