(84) DEA, "United States Charges 50 Leaders of Narco-Terrorist
FARC in Colombia With Supplying More Than Half of the World's Cocaine," press release, March 22, 2006.
The reason was that West Africa was turning into a hub for the supply of drugs to the European market, thanks to "an unholy alliance between South American narco-terrorists
and Islamic extremists," as Jay Bergman, the DEA's director for the Andean region, put it.Aa
Recalling the Reaganera term "narco-terrorist
," and utilizing its holistic confluence to weld the two wars seemed to make good policy sense.
Colombia is also campaigning worldwide to get the FARC labeled a narco-terrorist
However, if donor countries retreat from their commitments, "Afghanistan will become a narco-terrorist
state that will be a constant problem to the world."
with left-wing rebels, it enthusiastically supported the church's intervention in the 1990 surrender of drug trafficker and "narco-terrorist
" Pablo Escobar.
"This is an international narco-terrorist
DEA also offers Asset Forfeiture/Money Laundering Training Programs to enhance financial investigations of international drug trafficking and narco-terrorist
The group has been classified by Washington as a narco-terrorist
Security in Colombia has improved significantly in recent years, including in tourist and business travel destinations like Cartagena and Bogota, but violence by narco-terrorist
groups continues to affect some rural areas and large cities.
During the 1999 bombing of Serbia, Washington provided intelligence and material support to the so-called Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), a Marxist narco-terrorist
group closely allied to bin Laden.