WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
12 Nov 2004 | | News

Paint by Numbers: Trends in US Military Programs with Latin America & Challenges to Oversight

Since September 11th, the Bush Administration has moved forcefully to eliminate and scale back the reports required by Congress regarding military programs. Particularly alarming for public and congressional oversight of foreign policy are efforts to curtail reporting on training for foreign militaries. Behind-the-scenes attempts to remove public reports from law are increasing and threatening to reduce transparency over some of the U.S. government’s riskiest and most controversial overseas activities.

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