Colombian peace deal could mark rare victory for U.S. diplomacy

August 27, 2016 11:21 PM

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Colombian peace deal could mark rare victory for U.S. diplomacy

HAVANA — In an era of frustrating, if not failed, U.S. policy interventions abroad, the Colombian peace deal announced last week offers the possibility of a rare victory for American diplomacy.

More broadly, the deal would be a bookend to the long, bloody history of armed insurgency in Latin America, affirming democracy as the only viable political system in the region. The agreement was forged in Cuba, of all places, the site of Fidel Castro’s leftist revolution, which was imitated by so ...

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