Alvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Uribe, who served as president of Colombia from 2002 to 2010, concluded a year-long appointment last month as vice chairman of a United Nations panel investigating the May 2010 raid on a Gaza aid flotilla by Israeli soldiers. Photographer: Stephen Yang/Bloomberg via Getty Images