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FARC guerrillas set up temporary camp next to the construction area for a transition zone, Carrizal, Colombia, Jan. 16, 2017 (photo by Camilo Mejia).

How Early Missteps Could Jeopardize Colombia’s Peace Deal With the FARC

Friday, March 3, 2017

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, discuss the implications of the Trump administration’s emphasis on hard power over soft power. For the Report, James Bargent talks with Peter Dörrie about early stumbles in the implementation of Colombia’s peace deal.

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Trend Lines is produced and edited by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

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