South America 


March 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


CONTENTS

Chile
Colombia


Chile


 Books

Adams, Elliott. Justice for Pinochet? Commentary 107:42-45 March 1999.

O'Reilly, Kevin Michael. Defense Planning and Southern Cone Economic and Political Reform: Chilean and Argentine Air Force Acquisition Policies. U.S. Air Force Academy, CO, USAF Institute for National Security Studies, 1997. 89 p.
Book call no.: 355.03358 O667d

Pietrobelli, Carlo. Industry, Competitiveness and Technological Capabilities in Chile: A New Tiger from Latin America?. New York, St Martin's Press, 1998. 239 p.
Book call no.: 338.985 P626i

Documents

Hobaugh, Michael Eric. Colombia's War on Drugs: Can Peru Provide the Recipe for Success?. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2000. 134 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 H681c

Koucheravy, Richard J. The United States Military and Plan Colombia: A Direct Combat Role?. Fort Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College. 63 p.
Study recommends U.S. create a joint task force to support Paln Colombia.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 K88u

Periodicals

Allende, Isabel. Pinochet's Ghost. New Perspectives Quarterly 16:22-26 Spring 1999.
An interview with novelist, Isabel Allende.

Birnbaum, Michael. Pinochet: The Legal Intricacies: An Analysis by a Leading British Expert. Latin American Weekly Report, pp 474-476, October 12, 1999.
The author provides detailed legal background to the Pinochet affair and makes the case for an International Criminal Court trial.

Bibes, Patricia. Colombia: The Military and the Narco-Conflict. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 9:32-48 Spring 2000.
Role of military in war on drugs. Includes statistical tables.

Brody, Reed. The Pinochet Precedent: Changing the Equation of Repression. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:18-20 May/June 1999.

Chalk, Peter. The 'War on Drugs': Is the USA's Colombia Policy Working? Jane's Intelligence Review 12:40-42 December 2000.

de Mesa, Alberto Arenas and Montecinos, Veronica. The Privatization of Social Security and Women's Welfare: Gender Effects of the Chilean Reform. Latin American Research Review 34, no.3:7-37 1999.

Feitlowitz, Marguerite. Prosecuting Latin America's Dirty Wars. Dissent 46:33-40 Spring 1999.

Garreton, Manuel Antonio. Chile's Elections: Change and Continuity. Journal of Democracy 11:78-84 April 2000.
Reports voting patterns not changed since 1988.

Garreton, Manuel Antonio. Chile 1997-1998: The Revenge of Incomplete Democratization. International Affairs 75:259-267 April 1999.

Haaugh, Louise. Training Policy and the Property Rights of Labour in Chile (1990-1997): Social Citizenship in the Atomised Market Regime. Journal of Latin American Studies 31:429-471 May 1999.

Jasper, William F. Patriot Enchained. New American 15:23-34 September 13, 1999.
The author writes that General Pinochet, former President of Chile, is being persecuted for his successful stand against Communism.

Klepak, Hal. Colombia: Why Doesn't the War End? Jane's Intelligence Review 12:41-48 June 2000.

Kornbluh, Peter. Declassifying U.S. Intervention in Chile. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:36-42 May/June 1999.

Kurtz, Marcus J. Chile's Neo-Liberal Revolution: Incremental Decisions and Structural Transformation, 1973-89. Journal of Latin American Studies 31:399-427 May 1999.

Kurtz, Marcus J. Free Markets and Democratic Consolidation in Chile: The National Politics of Rural Transformation. Politics & Society 27:275-301 June 1999.

Leaked Video Shows Joint Op with Farc: Purported Memo Says There Was an Explicit Accord. Latin American Weekly Report, p 62, February 5, 2002.
Video and memo suggest Venezuelan agreement to aid and abet Farc.

Lewis, Paul and Warwick, Graham. Chile Heads Queue for Export F/A-18E/F. Flight International 155:20 June 30-July 6, 1999.

Learmount, David. Controlling Chile. Flight International 156:29 July 7-13, 1999.
Chile has a good safety record despite unusual air traffic challenges.

Learmount, David. Fit to Survive. Flight International 156:26-28 July 7-13, 1999.
LanChile is determined to flourish in an unpredictable economic climate that has already claimed two airlines

Lewis, Paul. LanChile Picks A340 for Expansion. Flight International 155:4 June 30-July 6, 1999.

Marks, Tom. Colombian Reality: US Counter-Drug Training is Largely Peripheral to Colombian Army's Principal Counterinsurgency Mission. Armed Forces Journal International 138:20+ March 2001.

McSherry, J. Patrice. Cross-Border Terrorism: Operation Condor. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:34-35 May/June 1999.
Operation Condor was an anti-Communist international operation that went far beyond targeting "Communists".

Meneses, Emilio. The Military Vote. The World Today 55:23-25 December 1999.
Political alliances and loyalties in Chile.

Moulian, Tomas. The Arrest and Its Aftermath. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:12-17 May/June 1999.

Paper Trail Puts Pinochet in the Loop. Latin American Weekly Report,, p 203, May 2, 2000.
Evidence suggests Pinochet is personally tied to crimes committed by his subordinates.

Power, Margaret. Women on the Right. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:24-25 May/June 1999.

Rackley, David. Colombia's War Enters a Bitter New Phase. Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 28, no. 2:16 2000.

Riquelme, Alfredo. Voting for Nobody in Chile's New Democracy. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:31-33 May/June 1999.
The persistence of authoritarian enclaves and the need for those responsible for human rights violations to be brought to justice underlies the disenchantment with politics and decline in voting.

Siavelis, Peter M. Disconnected Fire Alarms and Ineffective Police Patrols: Legislative Oversight in Postauthoritarian Chile. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 42:71-98 Spring 2000.
Looks at administrative inefficiency caused by a lack of legislative oversight as a threat to democracy.

Taking the Opposition to the US. Latin American Weekly Reporter, p 261, June 5, 2001.
Charges by Chile that the US is attempting to undermine Mercosur thought a NAFTA-type agreement with Chile.

Talavera, Arturo Fontaine. Chile's Elections: The New Face of the Right. Journal of Democracy 11:70-77 April 2000.
Chile is seen to be moving past the legacy of Allende and Pinochet.

Twilight of the General: Chile after the Arrest of Pinochet. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:11 May/June 1999.

Stokes, Bruce. It's the Off-Season for Trade Deals. National Journal 31:2996 October 16, 1999.
Discusses merits and motives of free-trade talk with Chile.

Tobar, Alfonso and Warwick, Graham. Looking Forward. Flight International 155:38-39 April 20, 1999.
Chile's economic downturn has not derailed plans to grow the country's aerospace industry.

Volk, Steven. Pinochet's Heirs: The Fractured Chilean Right. NACLA Report on the Americas 32:21-30 May/June 1999.

Weeks, Gregory. Waiting for Cincinnatus: The Role of Pinochet in Post-authoritarian Chile. Third World Quarterly 21:725-738 October 2000.
Describes influence of Pinochet since stepping down as President.

Weyland, Kurt. Economic Policy in Chile's New Democracy. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 41:67-96 Fall 1999.

When Pinochet's Secret Police Hit Abroad. Latin American Weekly Report, pp 210-211, May 9, 2000.
Describes operations to eliminate overseas threats as described in Pinochet: The Politics of Torture.
Winn, Peter. Lagos Defeats the Right - By a Thread. NACLA Report of the Americas 33:6-10 March/April 2000.
Presidential election report.



Colombia


Books

Arnold, Guy. Mercenaries: The Scourge of the Third World. New York, St Martin's Press, 1999. 198 p.
Nicaragua and Colombia, pp 86-100.
Book call no.: 355.354 A754m

Marcella, Gabriel. Plan Colombia: The Strategic and Operational Imperatives. Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2001. 29 p. (Implementing Plan Colombia Special Series)

Marcella, Gabriel and others. Plan Colombia: Some Differing Perspectives. Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2001. 45 p. (Implementing Plan Colombia Special Series)
Plan Colombia as viewed from different perspectives: Washington, Bogotá, Panama, and mid-America (Peoria, Illinois).
Book call no.: 327.730861 P699

Manwaring, Max B. U.S. Security Policy in the Western Hemisphere: Why Colombia, Why Now, and What is to Be Done?. Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2001. 40 p.
Author recommends a political-military strategy as opposed to a continued tactical and operational response.
Book call no.: 327.730861 M295u

Marcella, Gabriel and Schulz Donald E. Colombia's Three Wars: U.S. Strategy at the Crossroads. [Carlisle Barracks, PA], Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 1999. 41 p.
Book call no.: 320.9861 M314c

Politics and Economics of Latin America, edited by Frank Columbus. Huntington, NY, Nova Science, 2001. p
See: Serafino, Nina M. Colombia: Conditions and U.S. Policy Options, pp 213-253.
Book call no.: 338.98 P7692

Williams, Raymond Leslie and Kevin G. Guerrieri. Culture and Customs of Colombia. Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 1999. 148 p.
Survey introduction.
Book call no.: 986.10635 W726c

Documents

Hobaugh, Michael Eric. Colombia's War on Drugs: Can Peru Provide the Recipe for Success?. Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2000. 134 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 H681c

Koucheravy, Richard J. The United States Military and Plan Colombia: A Direct Combat Role?. Fort Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College. 63 p.
Study recommends U.S. create a joint task force to support Plan Colombia.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 K88u

 Periodicals

Albright, Madeleine K. Colombia's Struggles, and How We Can Help. Current News: Early Bird, pp 22-23, August 10, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, August 10, 1999.

Army 'Still Colluding with Paramilitaries.' Latin American Weekly Review, p 475, October 9, 2001.
Human Rights Watch report on Colombia.

AUC is Formally a 'Terrorist' Organisation. Latin American Weekly Report, p 435, September 18, 2001.
Paramilitary Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia classified as a terrorist organization by the U.S.

Bender, Bryan. Doubts Over Operational Benefits of Colombia Aid. Jane's Defence Weekly 34:3 September 6, 2000.

Brazil Orders Troop Mobilisation to Contain Colombian 'Spillover.' Latin American Weekly Report, p 517, November 9, 1999.

Carter, Tom. Colombian Guerrillas Alarm Bolivia. Current News: Early Bird, p 5, November 5, 1999.
Reprinted from the Washington Times, November 5, 1999, p 1.

Chalk, Peter. The 'War on Drugs': Is the USA's Colombia Policy Working? Jane's Intelligence Review 12:40-42 December 2000.

Colombia's Borders Become Tripwires. Latin American Weekly Report, pp 512-513, October 31, 2000.

Colombian Border Heats Up. Central America Report 26:1-2 September 24, 1999.

Colombia: Drugs & Violence: Narco-Terrorism Rears Its Head Again. Latin American Weekly Report, p 532, November 16, 1999.

Colombian Rebels Make Forays into Next-Door Panama. Current News: Early Bird, pp 65-66, June 24, 1999.
Reprinted from the Baltimore Sun, June 23, 1999.

Colombia's Trembling Peace. Economist 351:31-32 June 12, 1999.
President Pastrana and his controversial peace initiative are increasingly isolated

Colombia: The Forgotten War. Latin American Perspectives 28:12-164 January 2001.
Eight articles on the nature and consequences of the internal conflict in Colombia

The Conflict Has Crossed the Border: Officials Admit that 'Balloon Effect' is Taking Place. Latin American Weekly Report, p 104, February 27, 2001.
Colombian drug war spills over in Ecuador.

Corruption is Greater Threat than the War. Latin American Weekly Report, p 225, May 15, 2001.
Corruption costs Colombia an estimated $2.2 billion per year.

Crandall, Russell. Explicit Narcotization: U.S. Policy Toward Colombia During the Samper Administration. Latin American Politics and Society 43:95-120 Fall 2001.
US relations with Colombia under Samper, who was perceived to be "an enemy in the drug war."

Davies, Frank. Southcom Chief Recommends Purchase of Dade Headquarters. Current News: Early Bird, pp 22-23, June 24, 1999.
Reprinted from the Miami Herald, June 23, 1999.

Darling, Juanita and Morris, Ruth. Crash Points to Military Role of U.S. in Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, p 6, July 28, 1999.
Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times, July 28, 1999, p 1.

Darling, Juanita. U.S. Is Losing War on Drugs in Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, pp 8-10, August 9, 1999.
Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times, August 8, 1999, p 1.

Dayani, Martin. Sparks Fly as FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) Targets Power Grid. Jane's Intelligence Review 11:41-43 December 1999.

Deas, Malcolm. Dialogue with Conflict. The World Today 57:24-25 March 2001.
Problems in combating FARC and the war on drugs.

De Young, Karen. Colombia's U.S. Connection Not Winning Drug War. Current News: Early Bird, pp 17-21, July 6, 1999.
Reprinted from the Washington Post, July 6, 1999, p 1.

DeYoung, Karen. U.S. Plans Big Boost in Aid to Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, pp 24-25, January 8, 2000.
"Over $1 billion pledged to assist drug war, economy." Reprinted from the Washington Post, January 8, 2000, p 1.

Diplomacy & Violence: Security Plan to Face Colombian Spillover. Latin American Weekly Report, p 521, November 9, 1999.
Kidnapping and helicopter thefts were the last straw.

Discovery of a Major Farc Base in Ecuador Sets the Alarm Bells Ringing. Latin American Weekly Report, p 409, September 4, 2001.

Dugas, John C. Drugs, Lies and Audiotape: The Samper Crisis in Colombia. Latin American Research Review 36, no 2:157-174 2001.
A review essay focusing on the scandal linking President Sampler to election campaign contributions by the Cali drug cartel.

Farah, Douglas. In Colombia Drug Sales Fund Rebels' Vast Arsenal. Current News: Early Bird, p 5, November 4, 1999.
Reprinted from the Washington Post, November 1, 1999, p 1.

Farah, Douglas. New Drug Smugglers Hold Tech Advantage. Current News: Early Bird, pp 7-8, November 15, 1999.
Small, low-profile Colombian cartels boosting production. Reprinted from the Washington Post, November 15, 1999, p 1.

Ferreyra, Aleida and Segura, Renata. Examining the Military in the Local Sphere: Colombia and Mexico. Latin American Perspectives 27:18-35 March 2000.
A look at the "political behavior" of the military in policing violence.

Funds For Plan Colombia Clear US Senate. Latin American Weekly Report, pp 292-293, June 27, 2000.
Details US funding of the anti-drug war.

For Now, War Continues to Overshadow Peace. Latin American Weekly Report, p 248, May 29, 2001.
US trained units join offensive.

Franco, George H. Their Darkest Hour: Colombia's Government and the Narco-Insurgency. Parameters 30:83-93 Summer 2000.

Geyer, Georgie Anne. War Hits Home with a Ring. Current News: Early Bird, pp 30-31, August 16, 1999.
Based on the abilities of the plane and the pilot, plus the grim realities of Colombia today, many are speculating that the crashed plane was hit from below by a Sam II missile, or something similar, fired by the Marxist guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Reprinted from the Washington Times, August 14, 1999, p 12.

Gilman, Ben. Choppers to Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, p 21, September 22, 1999.
President Pastrana of Colombia is in Washington talking up his $3.5 billion plan to strengthen his military forces and bring peace to war ravaged Colombia. Reprinted from the Washington Post, September 22, 1999, p 33.

Golden, Tim and Myers, Steven Lee. U.S. Plans Big Aid Package to Rally a Reeling Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, pp 4-5, September 15, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, September 15, 1999, p 1.

Guerillas Respond to Plan Colombia. Latin American Weekly Report, p 330, July 18, 2000.
Describes positions of factions in "three-sided" conflict.

Hammer, Joshua and Isikoff, Michael. The Narco-Guerrilla War Current News: Early Bird, pp 19-20, August 2, 1999.
Reprinted from Newsweek, August 9, 1999, p 42+.

Has the US Already Been Using Fusarium as a Biological Weapon. Latin American Weekly Report p 337 July 25, 2000.
Poses the question: " When does the large-scale use of lab-bred fungi become biological warfare?" Evidence suggests fusarium use in the war on drugs.

Klepak, Hal. Colombia: Why Doesn't the War End? Jane's Intelligence Review 12:41-48 June 2000.

Kovaleski, Serge F. McCaffrey Defends Anti-Drug Aid to Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, p 27, July 28, 1999.
U.S. drug policy chief cites 'serious and growing emergency' in Andean region. Reprinted from the Washington Post, July 28, 1999, p 19.

LaFranchi, Howard. Drugs Pulling US into Colombia's War. Current News: Early Bird, p 5, July 28, 1999.
A US plane, lost in a rebel territory, highlights dangers of America's role in war on drugs. Reprinted from the Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 1999, p 1.

Leaked Video Shows Joint Op with Farc: Purported Memo Says There Was an Explicit Accord. Latin American Weekly Report, p 62, February 5, 2002.
Video and memo suggest Venezuelan agreement to aid and abet Farc.

Lindsay-Poland, John. Y2K Anxieties in Panama. NACLA Report on the Americas 33:6-9 November-December 1999.
Some fear a spillover from the Colombian conflict and Chinese influence in the canal area.

Marcella, Gabriel and Schulz, Donald E. War and Peace in Colombia. Washington Quarterly 22:213-228 Summer 1999.

Marks, Tom. Colombian Reality: US Counter-Drug Training is Largely Peripheral to Colombian Army's Principal Counterinsurgency Mission. Armed Forces Journal International 138:20+ March 2001.

Maritime Treaties Debated. Central America Report 27:8 June 30, 2000.
Attempts to establish a "maritime treaty defining boundaries in the Caribbean and Pacific."

Martz, John D. Political Parties and Candidate Selection in Venezuela and Colombia. Political Science Quarterly 114:639-659 1999-2000.
"This article is oriented around the role and influence of party leadership in the selection of presidential candidates."

McSherry, J. Patrice. U.S. Deepens Involvement in Colombia's Internal War. NACLA Report on the Americas 33:1 September/October 1999.

Murillo, Mario A. Indigenous Communities Caught in the Crossfire. NACLA Report on the Americas. 33:10-11 July-August 1999.
Attacks against Colombia's indigenous people have taken place in the context of the country's escalating civil war.

Nielson, Daniel L. and Shugart, Matthew Soberg. Constitutional Change in Colombia: Policy Adjustment Through Institutional Reform. Comparative Political Studies 32:313-341 May 1999.

Nightwine, Carson A., Jr. Colombia Burning: The Dark Future of Narco-Wars. Soldier of Fortune 24:64-65+ September 1999.

Nightwine, Carson A., Jr. Narco Offensive: FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) Guerrillas Throw Colombia into Chaos. Soldier of Fortune 24:58-61 October 1999.

Novak, Robert D. Shorting Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, p 30, November 15, 1999.
Reprinted from the Washington Post, November 15, 1999, p 23.

On the Drug War's Front Lines. World Press Review, 48,6-13 April 2001.
Selected articles with primary focus Colombia.

Passage, David. Colombia in Turmoil: How the U.S. Could Help. Special Warfare 13:8-15 Winter 2000.
Examines U.S. national interests in Colombia.

Pardo, Rafael. Colombia's Two-Front War. Foreign Affairs 79, no 4:64-73 July/August 2000.
Summary of Columbia's difficulties in dealing with drug cartels and warring factions with opinions on effectiveness of countermeasures and a prescription for future success.

Pizarro Leongomez, Eduardo. Clouds over Colombia. NACLA Report on the Americas 33:6-9 September/October 1999.
While the State Department is supporting the peace process, some of the military establishment are trying to beef up the Colombian army so it can defeat the guerrillas on the battlefield.

Rackley, David. Colombia's War Enters a Bitter New Phase. Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 28, no. 2:16 2000.

Reichel-Dolmatoff, Gerardo. A View from the Headwaters. Ecologist 29:276-280 July 1999.
Adapted from a speech given in 1988, the late author presents a view of the Amazon river as seen by the area's tribal inhabitants.

Robberson, Ted. Colombia to Launch Anti-Drug Offensive: U.S.-Trained Battalion to Attack Dealers, Rebels. Current News: Early Bird, pp 28-29, December 6, 1999.
Reprinted from the Dallas Morning News, December 4, 1999.

Rohter, Larry. Colombian Army Hopes to Get Fighting Fit, No Easy Task. Current News: Early Bird, pp 27-28, December 6, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, December 5, 1999.

Rohter, Larry. U.S. Anti-Drug Chief, in Colombia, Speaks of 'Regional Crisis'. Current News: Early Bird, p 17-18, July 28, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, July 27, 1999.

Rohter, Larry. With U.S. Training, Colombia Melds War on Rebels and Drugs. Current News: Early Bird, pp 5-6, July 29, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, July 29, 1999, p 1.

Rohter, Larry. Colombia Tries, Yet Cocaine Thrives. Current News: Early Bird, pp 23-25, November 22, 1999.
Reprinted from the New York Times, November 20, 1999.

Rosenberg, Carol. South American Forces 'Reluctant' to Intercede in Colombia. Current News: Early Bird, p 26, November 15, 1999.
Reprinted from the Miami Herald, November 13, 1999.

Salisbury, Steve. US Navy SEALs and DEA Break New Ground in Colombia. Dialogo 10:16-17 July-September 2000.
Training of a Colombian special anti-narcotics unit.

Salisbury, Steve. 'Millennium' Chaos for Drug Cartels. Jane's Intelligence Review 11:44-47 December 1999.

Salinas, Carlos M. Testimony Before the International Relations Committee's Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 7:75-83 Winter 1998.
The author presents his views of the current human rights situation in Colombia.

Signs That Plan Colombia is Working. Latin American Weekly Report, pp 294-295, June 26, 2001.
Small operational success analyzed.

Shifter, Michael. Colombia on the Brink: There Goes the Neighborhood. Foreign Affairs 78:14-20 July/August 1999.

Shifter, Michael. The United States and Colombia: Partners in Ambiguity. Current History 99:51-55 February 2000.
Examines US aid and policy initiatives.

Smyth, Frank. U.S. Colombia Policy: A Willful Myopia. NACLA Report on the Americas 33:4+ November-December 1999.

Soto Velasco, Andres. Media Exploitation in the Counternarcotics Initiatives: The Case of the Colombian Drug War. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 7:35-59 Winter 1998.

Spillover Begins Before Plan Colombia. Latin American Weekly Review, p 498, October 24, 2000.
Colombian conflict spreads to Ecuador.

Tate, Winifred. Into the Andean Quagmire: Bush II Keeps Up March to Militarization. NACLA Report on the Americas 35:45-49 November/December 2001.

Torriero, E. A. and Ruz Gutierrez, Pedro. American Military Advisers Lend a Hand, but It's No Vietnam. Current News: Early Bird, pp 15-16, November 1, 1999.
Reprinted from the Orlando Sentinel, October 31, 1999.

U.S. Aid to Colombia: Partnership for Democracy or a "New Vietnam." Congressional Digest 80:33-43 February 2001.
Five articles examining U.S. interests, the drug threat, Plan Colombia and legislative background.

U.S. Delivers Six Anti-Drug Helicopters to Colombia, Promises More. Current News: Early Bird, pp 14-15, September 3, 1999.
Reprinted from the Miami Herald, September 2, 1999.

US Pilots, Technically Not Soldiers, Involved in Colombian Fighting. Latin American Weekly Report, p 97, February 27, 2001.
"Armed former servicemen acting on behalf of the US government" come under fire.

US Wants Brazil to Act on Colombia.
Latin American Weekly Report, p 427, September 14, 1999.
Gen Wilhelm want to block the guerrillas supply line, but Brazil is opposed to any initiative that might entail meddling in the internal affairs of Colombia.

Voluntary Coca Eradication Gains Ground. Latin American Weekly Report, p 140, March 20, 2001.
Describes alternative plan to involuntary eradication through fumigation.

Warner, Mary Beth. Ecuador: The Newest Front-Line State. National Journal 33:2112-2113 June 30, 2001.
Colombian drug war threatens Ecuador.

Watson, Cynthia A. Civil-Military Relations in Colombia: A Workable Relationship or a Case for Fundamental Reform? Third World Quarterly 21:529-548 2000.
Author describes consequences of "lack of government legitimacy" with regard to civil-military relations.

Widening Destruction: Drug War in the Americas. NACLA 35:12-51 Eleven articles on the drug war throughout the Americas.


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