NAGs

The Popular Liberation Army (EPL)


Year Formed: 1984
Year Terminated: Still Active

Target States:
Colombia

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Ecuador

Libya

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 410

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1607

References:

Bagley, Bruce. "Drug trafficking, political violence and US policy in Colombia in the 1990s." Mama Coca (2001).

García-Durán, M., 2004. Alternatives to War: Colombia's Peace Processes. England and Wales: Conciliation Resources.

The New York Times, “Dangerous Plans for Colombia,” The New York Times, February 13, 2000

 Hernando Corral G., “Sin Censura: Dinero, Paz y Union Europea,” El Tiempo, 7 de marzo de 2000.   

 Ralph Peters, “The U.S. Is Setting a Trap for Itself in Colombia,” The Washington Post, March 5, 2000, p. B01.  

 Matthew Brigs, “Contractors Playing Increasing Role in U.S. Drug War,” Dallas Morning News, February 27, 2000. 85 

Reuters, “Colombia Rebels ‘Declare War’ on United States,” The New York Times, February 29, 2000;

The Associated Press, “Colombia Rebel Rips Pastrana Plan,” The Washington Post, February 29, 2000

 Reuters, “Albright Declares ‘New Relationship’ with Colombia,” The New York Times, January 25, 2000;

Steven Dudley, “Albright Discusses Anti-Drug Aid in Colombia,” The Washington Post, January 15, 2000

 Tim Golden, “Colombian Asks Congress for Aid Not Tied to Human Rights,” The New York Times, January 26, 2000.  79 

Sergio Gomez Maseri, “Clinton le apuesta a Colombia,” El Tiempo, 12 de enero de 2000. 

Farrell, Jeff. "FARC Extortion Rackets in Venezuela, Say Locals." The Christian Science Monitor. The Christian Science Monitor, 13 June 2008. Web. 29 July 2015.

Hodgson, Martin. "Troops Free Abductees." The Guardian (London). N.p., 5 Oct. 1999. Web.