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Colombia's controversial coca spraying could be the next drug war casualty

The U.S. backs Colombian coca field fumigation, but here's a host of reasons some say it's another counternarcotics flop, while others say it's actually working.

Last October an American anti-drug pilot was fumigating Colombian coca fields when Marxist guerrillas opened fire at his crop duster. Two bullets hit his left leg but the pilot managed to land safely in a cow pasture. He was lucky. Three weeks earlier, rebel gunfire brought down another anti-drug crop-dusting plane, killing the American pilot on board.
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