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Resisting Insurgents in Colombia

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Resisting Insurgents in Colombia

Resisting Insurgents in Colombia

Resisting Insurgents in Colombia

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Colombia's president, Alvaro Uribe, is pressuring neighboring countries to help him combat rebels in his country by classifying the insurgents as terrorists. Leaders in the region are resisting. Some in South America see a parallel between Uribe's strategy and President Bush's war on terrorism. NPR's Martin Kaste visited the capitals of Colombia and Venezuela.