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A Closer Look (Drug War Battlefield) Part II #188418

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today's meeting of President Clinton with the president of Colombia to talk about the drug war noted.

(Bogota, Colombia: Deborah Amos) The battle against drugs in Colombia at the time of a civil war examined; scenes shown of United States troops training the Colombian military. [Colombian journalist Francisco SANTOS - says the drug war and civil war cannot be separated.] [Colombian politician Juan Manuel SANTOS - comments on the war.] The military's poor human rights record detailed. [US ambassador to Colombia Curtis KAMMAN - says the government tolerates paramilitary activities.] [Colombia President Andres PASTRANA - says no foreign troops will ever be used.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Colombian poll findings blaming American drug users noted.

Amos, Deborah;
Jennings, Peter

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