Plan Colombia : the strategic and operational imperatives / Gabriel Marcella.
Publication year: 2001.
Call Number U413.A66 I47 no.1 ; U413.R32 I47 2001
Media class: Book
Publisher: Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
ISBN: 1584870478 9781584870470
This is the first in a series of monographs from a major conference on Plan Colombia, held in Miami, on February 1-2, 2001 and co-sponsored by the Dante B. Fascell North-South Center of the University of Miami and the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College.
The Conference Brief, which summarized the original conference, is located within the USAWC Library collection at U413.A662 M269 2001.
Series title: Implementing Plan Colombia special series
Additional information: vii, 29 p. ; 23 cm.
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The United States is committed to helping Colombia fight its struggle against the violence and corruption engendered by the traffic in narcotics. This report examines the strategic theory within Plan Colombia, the master plan which the government of Colombia developed to strengthen democracy through peace, security, and economic development. The author argues that the United States and the international community must support this beleaguered nation. He cautions, however, that the main responsibility for success lies with the Colombians. They must mobilize the national resources and make the sacrifices to win back the country from the narco-traffickers, the insurgents, and the paramilitaries. To that end, Plan Colombia is a well-conceived strategy that must be sustained for the long term.
Colombia's travails -- Plan Colombia and the United States --From strategic theory to implementation -- Linking strategy to operations -- Conclusion.
Other resources by the author/contributor
Drug control: delays in obtaining State Department records relating to Colombia : statement of Henry L. Hinton, Jr., Assistant Comptroller General, National Security and International Affairs Division, before the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives
The drug war: Colombia is implementing antidrug efforts, but impact is uncertain : statement of Joseph E. Kelley, Director-in-Charge, International Affairs Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division, before the Subcommittee on Legislation and National Security, Committee on Government Operations, U.S. House of Representatives