As duas caras

Although Brazil has no official list of terrorist groups and does not recognize the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC) as a terrorist organization, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been critical of the FARC’s use of violence and has publicly called on the group to desist in the armed struggle against the Colombian government. President Lula also signaled a renewed commitment to cooperate with the Colombian government that could help curtail the FARC’s activities along Brazil‘s border. In July, Lula and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe signed bilateral accords to cooperate on combating the illicit trafficking of weapons and munitions; to enhance defense cooperation; and, together with Peru, to combat the trafficking of drugs, weapons, and munitions by increasing intelligence sharing and joint patrolling of border riverways.

Estar em cima do muro não é tucanice, é lulice. Ironias à parte, o relatório completo é uma boa fonte de estudos para os interessados na evolução do terrorismo no Brasil, no continente, e no mundo. 

O que enfraquece o poder de fogo do Brasil? A leniência com o terrorismo no campo e, claro, os interesses dos que lavam dinheiro. Aliás, em muitos casos, estes interesses coincidem…