The Difficulties of a Peace Deal

After decades of violence, peace remains a coveted yet elusive goal in Colombia.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Política Exterior

Santos: A Different Gamble with Chavez?

On August 7, an important chapter in Colombian-Venezuelan relations that has coincided with the presidencies of Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chavez will come to an end. These last eight years have been a rollercoaster, with moments of great tension but also occasional pragmatism.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ El Colombiano