The historic peace agreement between the government of Colombia and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionaras de Colombia—Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP), the country’s largest armed rebel force—is facing its most serious test yet.
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Such an accord does not target the root drivers of migration so cannot eliminate the flow of refugees and asylum seekers.
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A brief review of Naunihal Singh's 2014 political science monograph on the strategic logic of military coups, and some cross comparison to Edward Luttwak's 1979 classic