John Lindsay-Poland

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John Lindsay-Poland

John Lindsay-Poland is co-director of the Latin America Program of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

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Revamping Plan Colombia

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.

U.S.-Trained Human Rights Abusers

Obama should end the institutional impunity to which American commanders and U.S. military allies have become accustomed.

Yankees Head Home

The U.S. Military reconfigures its unpopular presence in Latin America.

U.S. Military Bases in Latin America and the Caribbean

The explosion of U.S. military interest and funding for Plan Colombia, occurring in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from military bases in Panama in December 1999, has given rise to a proliferation of new U.S. bases and military access agreements in the region.

Overseas Military Bases and Environment

The United States operates a vast array of foreign bases manifesting many of the same environmental problems found at domestic bases, including toxics in drinking water, explosives on firing ranges, and noise pollution.