Using $1.3 billion in U.S. aid, the Colombian Army hopes to slash and burn the source of the militias' illicit wealth--cocaine and heroin operations. The law-and-order approach might not bring the factions in the 36-year-old conflict to the table, but it will definitely escalate the amount of money spent on military hardware. War is big business in Colombia. And it's about to get bigger.
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