The Diplomatic Envoy

September 2016

September 2016Opinion2016

Is the Colombian-FARC Peace Perpetual?

While the disarming of FARC ideally decreases the chances of groups splintering and becoming yet more bactrims, the threat is still ever present. Every attempt to stem the violence has ended with more people getting hurt, whether it was the PU party summarily executed or the paramilitaries turning into better-armed street gangs.

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September 2016International NewsAfrica

UN Security Council Visits South Sudan After Approval of Regional Protection Force

Although the Security Council delegation’s arrival offered a glimmer of hope for a struggling nation in its infancy, its departure has led to increased government intimidation among civil society groups, with some even fleeing the country.

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