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By Jennifer S. Holmes

For many years, Colombia has contended with various hugely publicized conflicts, together with the increase of paramilitary teams based on insurgent insurgencies of the Sixties, the growth of an unlawful drug that has permeated politics and society because the Seventies, and a faltering financial system within the Nineteen Nineties. An unparalleled research of those struggles, Guns, medicinal drugs, and improvement in Colombia brings jointly prime students from numerous fields, mixing formerly unseen quantitative info with ancient research for an impressively complete evaluation. Culminating in an inspiring plan for peace, in accordance with 4 Cornerstones of Pacification, this landmark paintings is certain to spur new demands swap during this nook of Latin the US and beyond.

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