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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-27-05 07:04 PM
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Top generals sacked in Colombia
Edited on Wed Apr-27-05 07:04 PM by bemildred
Colombia's President Alvaro Uribe has sacked four top army generals for reportedly disagreeing with reforms within the military.

The generals were all critics of plans to improve co-operation between the different branches of the armed forces.

The move comes as Marxist rebels have stepped up their attacks in the south-west of the country.

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The internal battle within the army is - as always - about power, the BBC's Jeremy McDermott in Colombia says.

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Instead of engaging in their trademark hit-and-run attacks, the rebels this time have stood and fought, leaving the army struggling to respond, our correspondent says.

BBC

So, is it up to Colombians to win in Colombia too?
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Massacure Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-27-05 07:41 PM
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1. Marxest rebels? So that means the governement moves left if they win?
Won't take long for Bushit to react...
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