Recently declassified U.S. government documents from the 1990s attest to the Colombian military’s low morale and collaboration with paramilitary groups.
A trove of declassified U.S. documents raises questions about ex-president Álvaro Uribe’s possible ties to paramilitaries and narcotraffickers.
Outlines the current challenges of Colombia’s peace process, across the board, and makes recommendations for U.S. policy.
A brief history of U.S. military cooperation with Colombia, going back to the Korean War.
An overview of a year of human rights scandals in the Colombian Army’s intelligence apparatus.
Maximum AUC paramilitary leader Salvatore Mancuso is to be released from U.S. custody after 12 years. This report looks at Mancuso’s deeds, the “Justice and Peace” demobilization process, and the views of AUC victims exiled in Canada.
The Colombia section of the State Department’s annual worldwide overview of human rights. (Link at state.gov)
The State Department’s annual worldwide overview of the drug trade and efforts to combat it. Includes a chapter on Colombia and mentions of the country throughout. (Link at state.gov)
Colombia is nearing re-initiation of a suspended, U.S.-backed program of spraying herbicides from aircraft over coca-growing zones. This report evaluates this strategy according to six criteria.
The DEA’s annual report on drug trafficking patterns affecting the United States. Includes discussion of the cocaine trade and Colombian armed groups and organized crime. (Link at dea.gov)