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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Rejection of the “Peace” Accords with the FARC: What’s Next for Colombia?


Rejection of the “Peace” Accords with the FARC: What’s Next for Colombia?

Oct. 4, 2016 -- On October 2, by a very narrow margin, Colombians voted to reject the agreement that their government had negotiated with the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) that would have formally ended that group’s 52-year long struggle to overthrow that nation’s government.  The result came as a shock to many both within and outside Colombia, given that polls taken shortly before the referendum predicted the accord would pass by an almost two-to-one margin.[3]  Indeed, in our confidence that the referendum would pass, had written and were waiting to go to press with a detailed article on the outlook for post-agreement Colombia.

http://www.carlisle.army.mil/banner/article.cfm?id=54450

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