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Trump, Venezuela and the ELN: The Geopolitics of Peace in Colombia

July 01, 2020

While much international attention was given to Colombia’s peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP), the country’s last remaining guerrilla group, the National Liberation Army (ELN), is still engaged in a war with the state that started in 1964 This conflict not only threatens the sustainability of the peace accord signed with the FARC, whose ongoing implementation faces numerous challenges, but is in fact at the heart of an unfolding regional crisis, entangled in tense geopolitics between the US, Venezuela, Cuba and Colombia Many...

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