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Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos with a high-level UN delegation, confirming the FARC disarmament process. Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Colombia's FARC guerrillas have officially laid down their weapons. How will these former fighters fare in the group's transition from Marxist rebellion to political party?
An October 2016 peace rally in Bogota, just before the final accords were signed with the FARC guerillas. John Vizcaino/Reuters

Advice for Colombia from countries that have sought peace – and sometimes found it

What can Colombia can learn from other nations' transitions, both successful and unsuccessful, from war to peace?
Nobel Peace Prize winner Juan Manual Santos had promised to end the conflict before the end of 2016, opposition notwithstanding. Jaime Saldarriaga/Reuters

Colombia has a new peace agreement, but will it stick?

The South American nation is poised to end its 52-year civil war after a halting peace process that has used the weapons of both war and democracy.

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