Posts Tagged: plan colombia
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
The United States must stop supporting the perverse Colombian status quo that lies at the heart of the country's prolonged civil war.
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
Despite a legal setback, the State Department says that existing agreements permit the United States to continue its military presence in Colombia.
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.
The only thing surprising about Clinton's horrifying proposal to apply a Colombian model to Mexico is that she said it out loud, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Iran is not planning a suicidal attack against Israel -- so Israel should stop floating trial war balloons.
Bogotá and Washington are negotiating an agreement for five military bases in Colombia that would escalate the U.S. military's presence in the region.
The United States' ill-conceived war on drugs has failed at home and failed in Colombia. As columnist Laura Carlsen explains, Mexico is up next.