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What Colombia Peace Process Means for Military's Future

What Colombia Peace Process Means for Military's Future

Colombia's FARC guerrillas are to extend their unilateral ceasefire, an encouraging sign for the country's peace process. The announcement also offers a glimpse of a post-conflict Colombia, in which the army is redirected from counter-insurgency to tackling organized crime networks. Read More

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As the biggest irregular army in Colombia, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC) operates in various regions of the country in search of resources to fund their 50-year-old war against the government. The FARC is the oldest and most important guerrilla group in the Western Hemisphere. It has long financed its political and military battle against the Colombian government by kidnapping, extortion and participating in the drug trade on various levels. 

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