Russell Crandall's "Driven by Drugs" is an excellent guide to understanding the impact of . policies and the current chaotic situation in Colombia. The author provides background on .
Russell Crandall's "Driven by Drugs" is an excellent guide to understanding the impact of . Colombian relations and an overview of Colombian society to help the reader contextualize recent events. While violence in Colombia is rooted in that country's stratified social relations, it is America's "War on Drugs" that now might rip apart what little remains of Colombia's civil society. Professor Crandall teaches Political Science at Davidson College
Instead, US policy toward Colombia was overwhelmingly driven by uppermiddle-level officials, chief among them the US ambassador to Colombia, Myles Frechette, and the assistant secretary of state for international narcotics and law enforcement, Robert Gelbard.
This examination of . Policy Toward Colombia. policy toward Colombia during the administrations of Ernesto Samper and Andres Pastrana shows how . interests shifted from anticommunism to drug fighting after the end of the Cold War. In the process, Crandall writes, the cooperation that had once marked . Colombian relations broke down and was replaced by suspicion and unilateralism. MORE BY Kenneth Maxwell.
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Russell Crandall Professor of Latin American Studies. Much of the conflict in the war on drugs occurs in Latin America, challenging governmental relations and leading to some pushback. Johns Hopkins University. My upcoming books are: America's Dirty Wars: Irregular Warfare from 1776 to the War on Terror (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and The Salvador Option: . Counterinsurgency and Nation-building in El Salvador, 1977-1992. I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and live in Davidson with my wife, Britta, and three children.
Castro Caycedo, Germán 2001. Con las manos en alto. Episodios de la guerra en Colombia. Grossman, Marc, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. Testimony before the Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, House Appropriations Committee, Hearings: .
This chapter examines drug trafficking in Colombia. Russell Crandall, Driven by Drugs: . Policy toward Colombia (Boulder, CO: Lynne Riemier Publishers, 2002). 10. Bruce Bagley, Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in the Americas: Major Trends in the Twenty-first Century (Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2012), . oogle Scholar.
ISBN: 978-1-58826-523-4. 2008/201 pages/LC: 2007048354. Russell Crandall is associate professor of political science at Davidson College.
Russell Crandall is a Professor of American foreign policy at Davidson College
Russell Crandall is a Professor of American foreign policy at Davidson College. His previous books include America's Dirty Wars: Irregular Warfare from 1776 to the War on Terror (2014), The United States and Latin America after the Cold War (2008), Gunboat Democracy: US Interventions in the Dominican Republic, Grenada, and Panama, and Driven by Drugs: US Policy toward Colombia (2006). Interwoven with his academic career, Crandall has held foreign policy appointments within several sectors of the US government, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense at the.