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America's other war : terrorizing Colombia

Author: Doug Stokes
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using extensive declassified documents, this book shows that the so-called "war on drugs", and now the new war on terror in Colombia are actually part of a long-term Colombian "war of state terror" that predates the end of the Cold War with US policy contributing directly to the human rights situation in Colombia today.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stokes, Doug, 1972-
America's other war.
London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
(OCoLC)607221311
Online version:
Stokes, Doug, 1972-
America's other war.
London ; New York : Zed Books : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
(OCoLC)628546795
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Stokes
ISBN: 1842775464 9781842775462 1842775472 9781842775479
OCLC Number: 56526660
Description: 147 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Noam Chomsky --
Introduction : interpreting US foreign policy in Colombia --
US objectives in Latin America during the Cold War --
US objectives in Latin America after the Cold War --
Installing state terror in Colombia --
From communism to the war on terror --
Conclusion : counter-insurgency, capital and crude.
Responsibility: Doug Stokes.
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Demonstrates that the US has long-supported a pervasive campaign of state violence in Columbia.  Read more...

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'This study provides a uniquely perceptive analysis of the tragic situation in Columbia, and its far-reaching implications for understanding the past and the evolving global order.'Noam Chomsky 'For Read more...

 
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