|Table of Contents||v|
|1: Putumayo under Fire||1|
|2: The US Declares 'War on Drugs'||16|
|3: Plan Colombia||38|
|4: Administering the Poison||69|
|5: Privatising War||99|
|6: Indigenous Peoples Bear the Brunt||109|
|Conclusion: Rethinking the Strategy||119|
Sue Branford is a freelance journalist and writer, based in the UK, who worked for the BBC World Service as a Latin America analyst.
Hugh O'Shaughnessy is a veteran journalist who has reported from Latin America for over 40 years.