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  • Misuse of 9/11 in Colombia: A Convenient Political Stick

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    One year after the events of September 11 in New York City, peculiar rumours spread in Colombia that the FARC was preparing a suicide attack with a plane on the presidential palace or the Congress building (CNN July, 25 2002). This disturbing news had an immediate impact on public opinion. Were we close to reproducing the events of September 11? Were […]