Deep in Colombia, a new generation of armed groups battles for control

The Keough School’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is cited in a recent New York Times article about Colombia. Julie Turkewitz, the Andes bureau chief, and Federico Rios, a photographer, spent a week with one of the many armed groups that have emerged in Colombia since 2016; their article cites data from the Kroc Institute which tracks implementation of the peace agreement.

“The country signed a historic peace deal more than five years ago. But a power vacuum is fueling the rise of new armed groups competing to control the drug trade.”

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Originally published at on April 20, 2022. 


Related links:

Report: Five Years of Peace Agreement Implementation in Colombia (English version)

Report: Cinco Años de implementación del Acuerdo Final en Colombia (Spanish version)

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