• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:21    |    
  • 00:58    |    
    What is terrorism?
  • Definition from Secretary of State Colin Powell
  • 02:21    |    
    Terrorist incidents worldwide
  • 02:39    |    
    Concepts that define terrorism
    • Recruiting or allowing children to serve in combat
    • Deliberately targeting children as a method of maximizing terror
    • Planting bombs with intent to kill innocent civilians
    • Kidnapping for ransom as a means of funding
    • Who initiated the violence?
    • Purpose of an army
    • Popularity of terrorist ideologies
  • 05:25.69999999999999    |    
    Human rights as a political tool
    • Judicial warfare
    • Cites Brady Tyson
    • Human rights as a weapon
      • Cites Richard Holbrooke
      • Truth and reconciliation commissions
      • Cites Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
  • 07:45    |    
    Latin American terrorist cases
    • Argentina
      • Montoneros
      • Cites Victoria Villarual, president of CELTYV
      • La otra parte de la verdad, Nicolás Márquez
      • Ex Montonero Martín Gras
    • Perú
      • Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path)
      • MRTA
      • Operation Chavín de Huántar
      • Later allegations
      • Eligia Rodríguez Bustamante, deputy director of APRODEH
      • Letter from APRODEH to the European Parliament
      • Peruvian government statement on human rights accusations
      • Leahy law
        • False accusations
        • Valentín Paniagua's and Alejandro Toledo's administrations
      • Case of General Eduardo Bellido
    • Colombia
      • Publication of "The Authoritarian Spell"
      • Disagreement on statistics
      • US Embassy report
    • Guatemala
      • Direct responsibility of the State
      • Selective indignation
      • Talk of the Devil, Riccardo Orizio
    • Middle East and Latin America
    • Long term collaboration
    • Cuba
    • Venezuela and Iran
    • Nicaragua and Iran
    • Narco-terrorism
    • Air and maritime drug operations
  • 34:08    |    
    Right to self-defense
  • 34:49    |    
  • Prosperity
  • 35:21    |    
    Questions, answers and comments period
    • Terrorism in the political theory
    • How much money does the United States make from manufacturing and trafficking arms? Who invents terrorism? Are Native Americansn terrorists?
    • The right and the left will never be able to reach an agreement
    • Comparison between Argentina and Chile
    • Your view of terrorism and human rights depends on whether you support the left or right
    • Maximization of choice
    • What is the middle point between the human rights controversy and the justification of terrorism?
      • Corruption problem
      • Anti-corruption methods
      • Educating military groups
      • Counterinsurgency
  • 49:18    |    
    Final credits

Public Policies against Terrorism, Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking

New Media  | 18 de marzo de 2009  | Vistas: 520

Around the world, terrorism has become an increasingly greater threat to humanity. In this conference, Jon Perdue examines various definitions of terrorism and reviews the history and impact of terrorist activity in Latin America, especially in Argentina, Peru, and Colombia. He also explains how claims of human rights violations are often used as political tools. Perdue briefly touches on the subject of self-defense and its role in combating violence. In his conclusions, he states that prosperity is the most important factor in combating terrorism.

Para ver el vídeo en español Políticas públicas frente al terrorismo, crimen organizado y narcotráfico


Jon Perdue is director of Latin America Programs of The Fund…