Publication date:

01 July 2015

Length of book:

354 pages


Lexington Books

ISBN-13: 9780739192924

This volume examines Colombia’s political economy at the outset of the twenty-first century. A group of leading experts explores various issues, such as drug trafficking, organized crime, economic performance, the internal armed conflict, and human rights. The experts highlight the various challenges that Colombia faces today. This volume is a major contribution to the field and provides a current panorama of the Colombia conflict.
The well-edited and accessible articles by leading U.S. and Colombian experts collected in this timely volume recognize those [Colombia's] achievements but also maintain a sharp focus on the country’s remaining challenges. . . .Readers of this volume will be ably guided through these topics and others, including Colombian foreign policy and the contributions and sins of U.S. policy and diplomacy in Colombia.