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Calming the Restless Pacific: Violence and Crime on Colombia’s Coast.

Latin America Report N°76. Three years after the FARC peace deal, Colombia’s Pacific region has seen surges of both dissident guerrilla activity and drug-related crime. To better aid this historically neglected area, the state should expand its presence, speed up development projects and improve educational opportunities for all. 9 palabras más

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Peace and Electoral Democracy in Myanmar

Asia Briefing N°157. Myanmar’s 2020 polls are a chance to consolidate electoral democracy in the country. Yet many ethnic minorities doubt that voting gives them a real say. 23 palabras más

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Averting the Middle East's 1914 Moment

Middle East Report N°205. Today’s standoff between the U.S. and Iran is reminiscent of tensions on the eve of World War I. A small incident could blow up into region-spanning conflict. 20 palabras más

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Squaring the Circles in Syria’s North East.

Middle East Report N°204. The U.S. decision to leave troops in north-eastern Syria has bought the area time but not lasting stability. Washington should press its Kurdish YPG allies to loosen their PKK ties – lest Ankara intervene – and stop obstructing their autonomy talks with Damascus.

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Saving the Stockholm Agreement and Averting a Regional Conflagration in Yemen

The UNbrokered Stockholm Agreement to stop fighting around Yemen’s Red Sea city of Hodeida is faltering as violence on other front lines and across the Saudi border escalates. 22 palabras más

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Rebels without a Cause: Russia’s Proxies in Eastern Ukraine

Report Nº 254 / Europe & Central Asia. Russia and the separatists it backs in Ukraine’s east are no longer quite on the same page, especially since the Kremlin abandoned ideas of annexing the breakaway republics or recognising their independence. 26 palabras más

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A Glimmer of Light in Venezuela’s Gloom

A discreet Norwegian diplomatic effort represents the best hope for breaking Venezuela’s political deadlock. To stop the country’s slide into humanitarian and economic catastrophe, pragmatic backers of both government and opposition should put aside empty hopes of outright victory and support a negotiated settlement. 8 palabras más

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