Tue, 28 Jan 2003 09:07:42 -0800
Your statement is accurate but so is Horowitz.
We are helping Columbia against a brutal communist force.
But that isn't really why we are there. And the suppression of the
cartels drove the cartels to side with the communists (they used to
See: Killing Pablo.
> From: On Behalf Of Russell Turpin
> David Horowitz writes:
> >America is supporting the government of Colombia against a brutal
> >guerrilla force that has been waging civil war there for half a
> What utter bullshit. The US's primary foreign
> policy effort in Colombia, for decades, has been
> a predictably futile effort to staunch the
> supply of cocaine using military force and
> herbicides, IN TOTAL DISREGARD for what this has
> done to Colombia. The pretense that this was done
> to help the Colombian people is hypocrisy of the
> vilest and rankest order.