Arms trafficking and Colombia

Colombia has experienced significant political instability and violence over the past century due to a number of factors, including the proliferation of small-arms trafficking. The authors identify the sources and routes used by arms traffickers to acquire, buy, sell, receive, transfer, and ship wea...

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Main Author: Cragin, Kim
Corporate Authors: National Defense Research Institute (U.S.), United States Defense Intelligence Agency
Other Authors: Hoffman, Bruce
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND, National Defense Research Institute 2003, 2003
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Colombia has experienced significant political instability and violence over the past century due to a number of factors, including the proliferation of small-arms trafficking. The authors identify the sources and routes used by arms traffickers to acquire, buy, sell, receive, transfer, and ship weapons. They also examine the various groups and individuals who purchase and use these munitions. The authors examine Colombia?s political conflict through the lens of small-arms trafficking and conclude with policy implications for the United States
Item Description:"Prepared for the Defense Intelligence Agency.". - "MR-1468"--Page [4] cover
Physical Description:xxvi, 81 pages maps
ISBN:0833031449
9780833031440