4 edition of Colombian policy in the mid-1990s found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-50).
|Statement||Lowell Fleischer and Eduardo Lora.|
|Contributions||Lora, Eduardo., Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C.). Americas Program.|
|LC Classifications||F2279 .F54 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 60 p. :|
|Number of Pages||60|
|LC Control Number||95141026|
Examples of "soft targets" given in the book include civilian targets and what else? Until the mids, who controlled most of the heroin production coming out of the Golden Triangle? Drug cartels posed a significant challenge to the Colombian government. Beginning in the mids, the Colombian government embarked on a program focused on the development of bus rapid transit (BRT) investments in the country’s largest cities. Challenge For many years the streets of large Colombian cities were battle grounds.
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Americas Program.] -- "Brief report on Colombia's situation in the aftermath of Ernesto Samper's Aug. presidential inauguration. The Colombian conflict (Spanish: Conflicto armado interno de Colombia) began in the mids and is a low-intensity asymmetric war between the government Colombian policy in the mid-1990s book Colombia, paramilitary groups, crime syndicates and communist guerrillas such as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), and the National Liberation Army (ELN), fighting each other to increase their influence Location: Colombia.
Plan Colombia was a United States foreign aid, military aid, and diplomatic initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in Colombia. The plan was originally conceived in by the administrations of Colombian President Andrés Pastrana and U.S. President Bill Clinton, and signed into law by the United States in The Medellín skyline.
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Medellín has come a very long way in the past 20 years. Colombia’s second city has become a thriving medical, business, and tourist center. Its change strategy was led by the philosophy of "social urbanism" developed. The Colombian conflict began in the mids and is a low-intensity asymmetric war between the government of Colombia, paramilitary groups, crime syndicates and communist guerrillas such as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), and the National Liberation Army (ELN), fighting each other to increase their influence in Colombian territory.
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Known For: Escobar ran the Medellín drug cartel, one of the largest criminal organizations in the world. Also Known As: Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria, "The King of Cocaine" Born: December 1, in Rionegro, Colombia Parents: Abel de Jesús Dari Escobar Echeverri and Hemilda de los Dolores Gaviria Berrío Died: December 2, in Medellín, Colombia.
Published earlier in French and now updated, this book offers a convincing interpretation of Algeria's civil war, a conflict that began after the January military coup canceling elections slated to bring the Front Islamique du Salut (FIS) to power.
The author interviewed many Algerians from all walks of life and has woven their words into his account. His findings are. In the mids, the government passed a law aimed at improving safety in rural areas that led to an increase of paramilitary death squads. No Effective Institutions. Secondly, the policy assumes that institutions involved in issuing permits and dealing with civilian firearm ownership are working effectively.
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