White Lies: The Drug War In Colombia
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More than 150 people employed by U.S.-based corporations are directly involved in military operations in Colombia. These hired guns work closely with the Colombian military, fumigating coca crops and assisting in counterinsurgency efforts. On this program, we take a look at U.S. involvement in Colombia.
Adam Isacson, Center for International Policy; Father Roy Bourgeois, School of the Americas Watch; Cecilia Zarate-Laun, Colombia Support Network; Jeremy Bigwood, author of Dyncorp in Colombia: Outsourcing the Drug War; Michael Klare, author of “Resource Wars”; Patrick Reinsborough, Rainforest Action Network; Ignacio Gómez, Colombian daily newspaper, El Espectador; Jamie Kneen, MiningWatch-Canada; Residents of Colombia’s Putumayo region; Noam Chomsky, author and professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
For more information:
Center for International Policy
1755 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Peace and World Security Studies
School of Social Science
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
MiningWatch Canada / Mines Alerte
Suite 508, City Centre Building
880 Wellington St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6K7 Canada
Colombia Support Network
P.O. Box 505
Madison, Wisconsin 53701