False Dawn in Afghanistan?
A temporary Taliban truce, despite the opportunity it presents, doesn’t mean peace is about to break out anytime soon.
Latin America’s Center Cannot Hold If It Doesn’t Exist
Mainstream establishment parties across the continent have been replaced by populists offering easy and empty answers.
The Ghost of Hugo Chávez Is Haunting Colombia’s Election
Some Colombians fear that their country could go the way of Venezuela.
Peace Pact in the Balance As Colombians Vote
Sunday’s election is widely seen as a referendum on the historic peace accord with the FARC.
Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
Why Is Trump Going Soft on Hezbollah?
Barack Obama did too little to curb the militant group, especially in Latin America. Donald Trump should do more.
Colombia Is Ready to Join the Club
The United States should help its Latin American ally become a member of the OECD.
Coffee: The Military Essential That Fuels Combat, Camaraderie and Communion
Coffee as the conduit for memories of a military career
The United States is Losing the War on Drugs in the Americas
Eradication and interdiction are not foreign impositions, but essential pillars of any counternarcotics strategy, augmenting and working in concert with prevention and treatment-oriented policies.
Cocaine Is Booming in Colombia and the President Is Tanking
Can Pence keep Colombia from becoming another Venezuela?
Peace, Drugs, and Tough Love for Colombia’s Santos in Washington
With coca production rising, Venezuela melting down next door, and a Trump administration ambivalent about a peace deal with the FARC, the embattled Colombian president has a lot on his plate.
Colombia’s Tenuous Peace Needs U.S. Support
Donald Trump must help Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos keep the peace.
Colombia’s Santos Heads to White House to Urge Closer Ties
In the middle of a wave of scandals and just ahead of Trump’s big foreign trip, Juan Manuel Santos brings a wish list to the White House.
Does Trump Have a Plan for Colombia?
A conversation with Juan Carlos Pinzoń, the Colombian ambassador to the United States.
The Best Things of 2016
Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar. Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ was released. But what else happened this past year that calls for celebrating?
The Weekend Behind, the Week Ahead: Vive Le Pen, Don’t Take out Banners in Russia, and Maybe Cabinet Picks
From Mitt Romney to Marine Le Pen, Italian politics to a Colombian peace deal, here's what happened in the world this weekend.
Colombian Government Says New Peace Deal Final, Senate to Meet Soon
The opposition may want peace deal negotiations to continue, but Colombia's government has other ideas.
The Weekend Behind, The Week Ahead: Bias-Based Crimes in America, Elections in Bulgaria, Peace Deal in Colombia, Obama off to Europe
Here's the rundown of what happened this past weekend and what to look for this week while you sip your Monday morning coffee.
To Achieve Real Peace in Colombia, Go After the FARC’s Money
The FARC has no legitimate claim to its blood money stashed abroad.
Why Do Internationally Backed Peace Processes Fail?
FP staffers talk about their reporting on the ground in South Sudan and Colombia and how war crimes, revolution, women, and Washington all played a role in those countries’ faltering peace processes.