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Revolutionary Airmed Forces o Colombie
Fowk's Airmy
Participant in the Colombian airmed conflict (1964–present)
Active 1964 – present
Ideology Marxism–Leninism
Bolivarianism
Revolutionary socialism
Left-wing Naitionalism
Foco theory
Leaders Timoleón Jiménez
Pablo Catatumbo
Iván Márquez
Pastor Alape
Joaquín Gómez
Mauricio Jaramillo
Alfonso Cano  
Manuel Marulanda
Jacobo Arenas
Raúl Reyes  
Iván Ríos  
Jorge Briceño  
Aurie o
operations
Concentratit in soothren, sooth-wastren, north-wastren an eastren Colombie. Incursions tae Peru, Venezuela, Brazil,[1] Panama,[2] an Ecuador. Sporadic presence in ither Laitin American kintras, predominantly Mexico, Paraguay, Argentinae, an Bolivie.
Strength 7,000 - 10,000 (2013)[3][4][5]<[6][7][8]
Allies Coordinadora Continental Bolivariana
Cuba (till 1991)
Opponents Govrenment o Colombie
Colombian opponent paramilitar groups

The Revolutionary Airmed Forces o Colombie—Fowk’s Airmy (Spainyie: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia—Ejército del Pueblo, FARC–EP an FARC) are a Marxist–Leninist terrorist organization involved in the continuin Colombian airmed conflict syne 1964.[9][10][11][12] The FARC-EP hae a claim tae be a peasant airmy wi a poleetical platform o agrarianism an anti-imperialism inspired bi Bolivarianism.[citation needit] The operations o the FARC–EP are fundit bi kidnap tae ransom, gowd minin, an the production an distribution o illegal drugs.[13][14]

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  1. "FARC have 'drug trafficking networks' in Brazil – Colombia news". Colombia Reports. 19 May 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  2. "Panama's Darien teems with FARC drug runners". Reuters. 26 May 2010. 
  3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23394408
  4. http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21584384-hiccup-serves-confirm-government-and-farc-are-making-progress-edge-and
  5. http://www.eluniversal.com.co/opinion/editorial/farc-terrorismo-y-dialogos-5462
  6. "Desmovilización, principal arma contra las guerrillas" (in Spanish). eltiempo.com. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  7. "Colombia army claims guerrillas have lost 5000 fighters in past 2 years". colombiareports.co. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  8. "Comandantes de Fuerza presentaron resultados operacionales de los últimos 2 años" (in Spanish). mindefensa.gov.co. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  9. Livingstone, Grace (2004). Inside Colombia: Drugs, Democracy, and War. Rutgers University Press. p. 180. ISBN 0-8135-3443-7. 
  10. "''Terrorism After the Cold War: Trends and Challenges'' by Michael Radu (2002)". Linkinghub.elsevier.com. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  11. Latin America by Robert B. Kent (ISBN 978-1572309098), page 141
  12. Organized Crime: From Trafficking to Terrorism by Frank G. Shanty and Patit Paban Mishra (ISBN 978-1576073377), page 323
  13. "Gold overtakes drugs as source of Colombia rebel funds". BBC News. 17 June 2012. 
  14. "Guerrilla miners". The Economist. 27 January 2011.