March 18th, 2006

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n1 Daniel Kovalik has served as Assistant General Counsel for the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) for over 10 years. While the USWA is institutionally supporting the lawsuits against Coca-Cola and Drummond described herein, and is actively supporting the struggle of trade unionists in Colombia, the opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the USWA.
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International Human Rights & U.S. Foreign Policy: War and Human Rights Abuses: Colombia & the Corporate Support for Anti-Union Suppression

2 Seattle J. Soc. Just. 393, *

Spring / Summer, 2004

Daniel Kovalik 1


The United States is currently waging a war in Colombia. Although the United States is claiming to wage this war in the name of fighting drugs and terrorism, U.S. military aid is in fact perpetuating both of these harms. Moreover, what the United States calls its "war on drugs" and "war on terrorism" in Colombia is instead a war being waged in support of corporate profits and access to strategic natural resources, such as oil and coal.
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Point/Counterpoint: U.S. Military Support for Plan Colombia: Adding Fuel to the Fire

8 Human Rights Brief 8

Fall, 2000

by Andrew Miller*

* Andrew Miller is acting Advocacy Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at Amnesty International USA (AT). From March 1999 through February 2000, he served as a human rights observer in the northwestern Colombian region of Uraba with Peace Brigades International (PBI). The views expressed here are not necessarily those of AI or PBI.
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