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Washington Politics

Will Washington blow its chance for a fresh start in Colombia?

Gustavo Petro could help the US put an end to an unsuccessful war on drugs — and possibly even solve the crisis in Venezuela.

Global Crises

'Otoniel' is no mere kingpin. He's a creature of bad US-Colombia policy.

A flood of Washington funding has ensured that bad guys like Dario Antonio Usua have flourished. That won't end with his capture.