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Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia

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Book News Annotation:

Villar (politics, Charles Sturt U.) and Cottle (politics, U. of Western Sydney) investigate the so-called Crystal Triangle of cocaine production and trade between Columbia, Bolivia and Peru. They critically examine the role of the United States in supporting the "narco-bourgeoisie" of Columbia in particular, whose interests include exploiting the landless poor for labor in coca production and crushing the rebel groups like FARC that would organize revolution. They consider the advent of the cocaine industry from coca cultivation, the relationship between the "narco-state" and "narco-economy," "Plan Columbia," and the privatization and corporatization of the American war on drugs. They argue "in a nutshell, the war on drugs and terror is part of a counterrevolutionary strategy designed to maintain rather than eliminate the economic conditions that allow the drug trade to thrive." Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781583672518
Author:
Villar, Oliver
Publisher:
Monthly Review Press
Author:
Cottle, Drew
Subject:
South America
Subject:
World History-South America
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208

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History and Social Science » Crime » Criminology
History and Social Science » Latin America » Colombia
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » World History » South America

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