Colombia’s Best Hope: Ordinary people take peace into their own hands

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Armed Conflicts

Authors Adrienne Wiebe and Bonnie Klassen The Ploughshares Monitor Summer 2011 Volume 32 Issue 2 Colombia has the dubious distinction of being the only country in the Americas identified by the Project Ploughshares Armed Conflicts Report for 20101 as experiencing armed conflict. For over 50 years, this country of rugged mountain ranges and tropical lowlands has suffered from a complex, …