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Colombia's Dirty War Is America's War Too

Click here for reuse options! If Colombia is to have any hope of truth and reconciliation, the role of the United States must be part of the conversation. Now that the plebiscite has narrowly rejected a peace deal between the government of Colombia and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), those on on the frontlines of the country’s 52-year-old war are grappling with an uncertain future.
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