Colombia and Rebels Want Peace, but How Has Never Been Less Clear

October 5, 2016 3:28 AM

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Colombia and Rebels Want Peace, but How Has Never Been Less Clear

“Juan Manuel Santos announced that the cease-fire with the FARC lasts until Oct. 31,” wrote Rodrigo Londoño, the top commander of the rebels. “From then on will the war continue?”

Both sides have said they are committed to preventing the conflict from resuming, and Mr. Santos has the ability to extend the truce. But the range of possibilities to keep the peace now appears dizzying, from quick talks to produce an amended accord to an effort to rewrite the Constitution. Stalled...

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