TITLE

The Geopolitics of Plan Colombia

AUTHOR(S)
Petras, James
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine;May2001, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the geographical and political aspects of the United States (U.S.) policy called Plan Colombia. Relation of Plan Columbia to the Radical Triangle of the U.S. Armed Forces; Adverse effects of U.S. involvement in overseas wars.
ACCESSION #
4423162

 

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