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Author Manwaring, Max G

Title Nonstate actors in Colombia : threat and response / Max G. Manwaring
Published Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, [2002]
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1 online resource (v, 31 pages ; 23 cm)
Series Studies in asymmetry
Studies in asymmetry
Summary "Colombia's deeply rooted and ambiguous warfare has reached crisis proportions in that Colombia's "Hobbesian Trinity" of illegal drug traffickers, insurgents, and paramilitary organizations are creating a situation in which life is indeed "nasty, brutish, and short." The first step in developing a macro-level vision, policy, and strategy to deal with the Colombian crisis in a global context is to be clear on what the Colombian crisis is, and what the fundamental threats implicit (and explicit) in it are. Political and military leaders can start thinking about the gravity of the terrorist strategy employed by Colombia's stateless adversaries from this point. It is also the point from which leaders can begin developing responses designed to secure Colombian, Hemispheric, and global stability. The author seeks to explain the Colombian crisis in terms of nonstate threats to the state and to the region--and appropriate strategic-level responses."--SSI site
Notes "May 2002."
Title from title screen (viewed Jan. 28, 2003)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 26-31)
File Type Electronic book
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Mode of access: Internet from the SSI web site. Address as of 6/6/02:; current access is available via PURL
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Subject Drug traffic -- Political aspects -- Colombia
Insurgency -- Colombia
Paramilitary forces -- Colombia
Political violence -- Colombia
Drug traffic -- Political aspects.
Paramilitary forces.
Political violence.
Politics and government
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Form Electronic book
Author Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute
ISBN 1584870885