A new leader in Colombia

Colombia’s new conservative president, Ivan Duque, looks forward to rural reforms and a smaller government – and possibly undoing the peace process led by former president Juan Manuel Santos. A new wave of security issues stemming from National Liberation Front and various BACRIM (organized crime gangs), despite the peace deal, ravages the Colombian countryside. The government’s ability to stretch itself and strengthen its strategy in this area continues to impacted by the waves of Venezuelan refugees crossing the border into Colombia. My latest report for Geopolitical Intelligence Services takes a look at what lies ahead for the new administration. Read the full report here.