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Gragin, Kim and Bruce Hoffman. 2003 ‘Patterns of Small Arms Trafficking Inside Colombia.’ Arms Trafficking and Colombia; Chapter Four, p. 43. Santa Monica CA: National Defense Research Institute (RAND). 1 January

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Patterns of Small Arms Trafficking inside Colombia

[S]mall arms enter Colombia mostly from black markets in Central America. In the countries neighboring Colombia, the sources and routes are somewhat more diverse, but transactions also tend to take place primarily on the black market…

The political conflict in Colombia, however, has matured to the extent that Colombia has developed its own arms sources…

An overlap exists between the external and internal markets, and that interaction exacerbates the problem of small-arms trafficking to Colombia.

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