Center for International Policy

Thursday, April 15, 2010 - 00:00
Fallacies of High-Tech Fixes for Border Security examines the promises and impact of remote surveillance technologies in the drive by the Department of Homeland Security to secure the border.
Monday, April 13, 2009 - 00:00
The term "refugee crisis" usually conjures images of Africa, the Balkans and other war-torn regions. It may come as a surprise, then, that one of the world's most severe refugee crises is taking place in the same time zone as Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 00:00
The discourse aims not to win the war on drugs, but to assure funding and public support for the military model of combating illegal drug trafficking, despite the losses and overwhelming evidence
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 00:00
Nonetheless, between those few words, their records, and their choice of advisors, it is possible to divine how the two candidates would, if elected, carry out U.S. policy toward Colombia.
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 00:00
The United States has a history of close relations with the Western Hemisphere’s armed forces, at times despite strong human rights or democracy concerns. During a recent three-and-a-half-year period, though, these relationships fell prey to the law o
Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 00:00
Ten years ago, our organizations launched a project to monitor U.S. military programs in Latin America. We did so out of concern that poor access to information made public and congressional oversight of such programs impossible. A myriad of funding mecha
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - 00:00
Dear Mr. Secretary-General: The Government of Ecuador has presented to you a formal protest against the aerial herbicide fumigations that Colombia is carrying out on its side of both countries' common border. The OAS Permanent Council will be considering
Friday, November 17, 2006 - 00:00
The State and Defense Departments have just released their annual Foreign Military Training Report (FMTR) covering 2005. 1 The report, required by Congress, documents the U.S. training of foreign forces through a wide variety of military-aid programs.
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 00:00
Center for International Policy <br />1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW Suite 801 <br />Washington, D.C. 20036 <br />PHONE: (202) 232-3317 FAX: (202) 232-3440 <br />E-MAIL: WEB SITE: <br />November 13, 2006 To: Colleagues and Legislative Staff From: Adam Isacson, CIP Colombia Program Re: Notes for the 11/13-14 visit of Colombian President Álvaro Uribe In the wake of last week's midterm election results, the president of Colombia, Álvaro Uribe, will visit Washington today and tomorrow. His government, the largest U.S.
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 - 00:00
After so much investment in weapons and offensives, is the country more secure, better governed, and out from under the illegal drug economy?