Militarized peace: understanding post-conflict violence in the wake of the peace deal in Colombia

  title={Militarized peace: understanding post-conflict violence in the wake of the peace deal in Colombia},
  author={Sara Meger and Julia Sachseder},
  pages={953 - 973}
ABSTRACT After more than 50 years of war, in 2016, the Colombian government signed a historic peace accord with the country’s largest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Although the cessation of hostilities between the rebel group and the government is a monumental step, violence remains rife in the country. By drawing attention to the correlation between neoliberal economic development in the country and militarism, this paper sheds light on several structural… Expand
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