Post Tagged with: "FARC"

Colombia’s New Presidency and the Protection of Social Leaders

Colombia’s New Presidency and the Protection of Social Leaders

The government can benefit from civil society’s expertise and give them a central role in the process of bringing institutionality to Colombia’s marginalized regions.

Peace under Siege? Ivan Duque’s Election and the FARC

Peace under Siege? Ivan Duque’s Election and the FARC

It will be difficult for Ivan Duque to attack transitional justice and the political participation of the FARC, as those issues are more solidly consolidated into law.

American Foreign Aid and Colombia’s Human Rights Tragedy

American Foreign Aid and Colombia’s Human Rights Tragedy

US foreign aid and policy discourses under the Bush administration facilitated the abuses that occurred in the context of Colombia’s post-9/11 war on drugs.

Elections in Colombia: Return of Uribism and Uncertainty of the Peace Process

Elections in Colombia: Return of Uribism and Uncertainty of the Peace Process

With the right recovering strength, and Uribe being one of the most powerful Colombian politicians governability is guaranteed, but the power will be concentrated.

Student Feature – Spotlight on the Peace Process in Colombia

Student Feature – Spotlight on the Peace Process in Colombia

E-IR’s spotlight series invites academics to reflect on significant events. This feature explores the quest for peace in Columbia between the government and guerrilla groups.

Interview – Nazih Richani

Interview – Nazih Richani

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

Review – Tranquilandia

Review – Tranquilandia

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

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

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

The Perils of Simultaneous COIN and Counternarcotics in Peru and Colombia

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

Colombia’s Peace Process: Agrarian Reform and Rural Development

Colombia’s Peace Process: Agrarian Reform and Rural Development

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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