This article details the two-fold covert aid the USG has been providing the Colombian Government to combat FARC and ELN – real time intelligence and GPS guided smart-bombs – in order to eliminate high value targets within the guerrilla organizations. American-made smart bombs were used in the bombing operation to neutralized Raul Reyes, a FARC leader, in Ecuador. Moreover, these bombing efforts have brought FARC to the negotiating table in Havana for peace talks.
Dana Priest, “Covert Action in Colombia,” The Washington Post. December 21, 2013.
Reuters, “FARC stung by air raid.” January 5, 2010.