Tag: Peace Process

‘Shrinking the Conflict’: What Does Israel’s New Mantra Really Mean?

JERUSALEM — There’s a new three-word concept taking root in political and diplomatic discourse in Jerusalem: shrinking the conflict. The idea is that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will not be solved in the near future, since the Israeli and Palestinian leaderships are both too divided to restart peace negotiations, let alone reach a peace deal. But […]

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Five Years After Peace Deal, Colombia Is Running Out of Time, Experts Say

LA PAZ, Colombia — On a coca farm hidden in the jungle, a half-dozen day laborers slip out of hammocks and head to work, harvesting the shiny green leaves that will become cocaine. In the nearby village of La Paz, chalky white cocaine base serves as currency, used to buy bread or beans. And in […]

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