Plan Colombia: Towards New US State Building Policy




Colombia, war on drugs, state building, United States, US foreign policy


The article discusses the evolution of US policy toward the Colombian crisis. The policy and Plan Colombia are studied in the context of US nation building and state building policy. The article shows whether Plan Colombia referred to previous experiences of US nation or state building policy and how that policy evolved. The case study of Colombia allows for a general reflection on the evolution of US policy after the Cold War.


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Author Biography

Marcin Fatalski, Jagiellonian University in Kraków

Holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Jagiellonian University. He works at the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University. His research focuses on modern history of international relations, U.S. foreign policy and nation‑building/ state‑building policy.


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How to Cite

Fatalski, Marcin. 2022. “Plan Colombia: Towards New US State Building Policy”. Politeja 19 (6(81):305-19.