Colombia's Threats to Regional Security
Mendel, William W., Military Review
Colombia's complicated internal conflict is causing problems across international borders. Long-term government failures to provide a lawful environment have invited criminal activity that does not respect boundaries. How countries in the region respond to Colombia's plan to deal with the outlaws is an important factor. More important still is how Colombia addresses the conflict's center of gravity-the FARC.
COLOMBIA'S ANDEAN neighbors voice concern about the spillover of Colombia's conflict into their sovereign territories. What's more, ever since the United States announced its support to Plan Colombia, they cite the United States as progenitor of more problems to come. …
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Publication information: Article title: Colombia's Threats to Regional Security. Contributors: Mendel, William W. - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 81. Issue: 3 Publication date: May/June 2001. Page number: 2+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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