Better lead than bread? A critical analysis of the US's plan Colombia

@inproceedings{Stokes2001BetterLT,
  title={Better lead than bread? A critical analysis of the US's plan Colombia},
  author={Doug Stokes},
  year={2001}
}
Colombia's continuing 35‐year civil war has claimed over 300,000 lives. Plan Colombia is a $1.3 billion dollar US military aid package to the Colombian military. It is the largest international intervention into Colombia's civil war and will make Colombia the third largest US military aid recipient in the world today. The US government claims the aid will be used to wage a war on drugs against Colombia's ‘narco‐guerrillas’ as 90 per cent of all cocaine entering the US originates from Colombia… CONTINUE READING