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Geopolitics of Plan Colombia
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 35, No. 52/53 (Dec. 30, 2000 - Jan. 5, 2001), pp. 4617-4623
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4410105
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Plan Colombia - the continuation of the US policy of intervention in Latin America - seeks to eradicate the drugs, trade and eliminate the guerrilla factions who thrive on it, but in essence, it is aimed at reconsolidating American power in the region. The plan, however, remains plagued by inconsistencies and doublespeak, and could in the long run rebound on US strategic plans for the region.
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