Washington’s Role in Current Conflict Between Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador

Álvaro Uribe and George W. Bush
On Saturday March 1st Colombia's Air Force carried out a military operation in Ecuador, violating the sovereignty of its western neighbor nation.  The bombing resulted in at least 17 deaths.  One of the people reported to be among the victims is Raúl Reyes, commander and spokesperson for the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC). This attack is the continuation and escalation of an on-going war in Colombia that has persisted for 40 years due to US military funding and training of Armed Forces in Colombia.