Wikileaks Questions Veracity of Colombian Army Operation

Posted on February 22, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Latin America Wikileaks, United States

Revelations released by Wikileaks question the truthfulness of Operation Jaque (Check), presented by the Colombian Government as a perfect military maneuver in 2008 that led to the rescue of 15 people held by the guerrillas. Wikileaks made public that on June 24, 2008, the US Embassy in Bogota issued a diplomatic cable about an alleged attempt of agreement between the government and Antonio Aguilar, alias Cesar, then commander of the first front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Read Article

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