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Reversing Colombia's Security Deficit: Plan Colombia


Reversing Colombia's Security Deficit: Plan Colombia


Brian Fonseca


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Lost amongst global headlines dominated by chaos emanating from the Middle East is a U.S. foreign policy success story that helped bring a country back from the abyss right here in the Western Hemisphere. At the dawn of this century, Colombia stood on the brink of state failure. The hemisphere’s longest ‎illegal armed insurgency was in many ways laying siege to Colombia’s large urban areas, and widespread violence was forced into the day-to-day lives of most Colombians.

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Reversing Colombia's Security Deficit: Plan Colombia



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