The World This Weekend
U.S. relations with Iran continued to unravel as South Africa went to the polls.
Here’s Why Colombia Opened Its Arms to Venezuelan Migrants—Until Now
For years, Colombians fleeing violence left for Venezuela. Now mass migration flows the other way.
Swapping Cocaine for Peace
A voluntary coca crop substitution initiative in Colombia is failing. It is still the country’s best option to address its cocaine production problem.
The Women Abandoned by Peace
Victims of sexual violence and forced abortion during Colombia’s long years of conflict have yet to see justice.
Venezuela’s Collapse Threatens Colombia’s Hard-Won Stability
Washington must help Bogotá shoulder the burden of refugees.
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Mainstream establishment parties across the continent have been replaced by populists offering easy and empty answers.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.