Interview – Nazih Richani

E-International Relations • Jun 6 2016 • Features

Nazih Richani discusses his extensive studies of asymmetric civil wars, the complex interdependencies of the Syrian conflict, and the possibility of peace in Colombia.

The Impact of Human Rights Mobilization on Colombia’s Justice and Peace Law

Veronika Hoelker • Mar 7 2016 • Essays

Colombia’s controversial ‘Justice and Peace’ Law has unified human rights advocates on anti-amnesty attitudes while contributing to new disputes on accountability.

Review – Tranquilandia

Winifred Tate • Jan 8 2016 • Features

Tranquilandia is an important film, especially for viewers who have only been introduced to Colombian violence through such depoliticized, gringo-centric shows as Narcos.

Breaking the Dependency Mentality in International Development

Robinson Cook • Apr 24 2015 • Articles

Enforcing a clear set of rules should help local NGOs to escape the trap of dependency mentality and make the demand for financial assistance more deliberative.

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

W. Alejandro Sánchez and Kelly Morrison • Jul 2 2014 • Articles

Social media have enabled Latin American violent movements to share their stories, whether this be the nobility of their causes or the extravagance of their lifestyles.

The Perils of Simultaneous COIN and Counternarcotics in Peru and Colombia

Barnett S. Koven • Apr 28 2014 • Articles

Simultaneously pursuing COIN and CN operations is an ineffective way of combating insurgent violence fueled by narco-funding in Peru and Colombia.

Geopolitical Considerations of the NATO-Colombia Cooperation Agreement

W. Alejandro Sanchez • Feb 28 2014 • Articles

Placing the NATO-Colombia security cooperation agreement into the context of Latin American geopolitical and geosecurity affairs offers useful insights into its significance.

Colombia’s Peace Process: Agrarian Reform and Rural Development

William Avilés • Jul 6 2013 • Articles

The FARC-Government’s recent accord on agrarian reform represents a positive step in the current peace process, however, there are important obstacles facing its implementation.

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