Papers about Colombian Counterinsurgency
in chronological order)
Maddaloni, MAJ Jon-Paul, An Analysis of the
FARC in Colombia: Breaking the Frame of FM 3-24, School of Advanced
Military Studies, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth,
KS, AY 2009.
Marks, Thomas A, Ph.D., A Model Counterinsurgency: Uribe's
Colombia (2002-2006) vs FARC, Center for Army Lessons
Learned, April 2007.
Phillips, Gregory E., Liberty and Order: Reintegration as
Counter-insurgency in Colombia, National Defense University, 2003.
Evans, Michael, et al. War in Colombia: Guerrillas, Drugs and
Human Rights in U.S. - Colombia Policy, 1988-2002, National
Security Archive, George Washington University, May 3, 2002.
Human Rights Watch, State of War: Political Violence and
Counterinsurgency in Colombia, 1993.
News Articles about the Colombian
August 1, 2014.
Inshallah and Ojala: The lessons of counterinsurgency and
nation-building in Colombia can also apply to the Arab world,
January 13, 2014.
"FARC peace talks resume amid crticism of Colombian president".
December 21, 2013.
"Covert action in Colombia". The Washington Post. U.S.
intelligence, GPS bomb kits help Colombia cripple rebel forces.
August 29, 2012.
"The Counterinsurgency Laboratory in Colombia". By Paul R. Pillar,
The National Interest.
March 29, 2012.
"Colombia's New Counterinsurgency Plan". STRATFOR.
January 20, 2011.
"Colombian model could improve Afghan counterinsurgency efforts".
July 29, 2010.
"Colombia's neglected success story". Foreign Policy.
December 16, 2009.
"Lessons from America's Other Counterinsurgency". Foreign Policy.
The United States and Colombia have been testing out COIN strategies for
years. But the major lesson for Afghanistan is a tough one: there are no
answers in messy wars.
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