For decades, Colombia has remained the strongest and most consistent military ally of the United States in Latin America. As the threat emanating from Colombia transformed from a communist red tide to a criminalized white powder, Colombia’s geographical advantages and internal conflict positioned...
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Latin America’s oldest insurgency,
is at a critical juncture. Following a historic peace agreement in 2016 that required the
organization to demobilize, the country and the world are closely watching the degree
to which former fighters abandon...
Adam Isacson leads the Defense Oversight Program for the Washington Office on Latin America
(WOLA). He analyzes U.S. military assistance to Latin America, drug and security policy in the
Americas, and peace processes, with a special focus on U.S. defense cooperation in Colombia