Extremism in the Middle East is a complex problem generated by numerous issues. The connecting thread, however, is that of the alienated youth.
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Recent negotiations between the government and FARC rebels will succeed only if Bogotá addresses the civil war’s underlying issues.
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Colombia is home to the longest internal armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere, where failed attempts at transitional justice have delayed the development of a strong democracy.
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Paramilitarism in Mexico will not give rise to the same type of violence that Colombia experienced in the 1990s.
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Peace remains far-fetched unless Colombian voters are willing to let guilty men go free.
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For President Santos, the stakes are high, both personally and politically, in seeking an end to five decades of armed conflict.
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