Colombia leader Juan Manuel Santos: From hawk to dove
"Today we have reasons for hope, there is one less war on the planet," Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos recently told the United Nations General Assembly.
He was referring to the signing of a peace agreement on 26 September between the Colombian government and left-wing Farc rebels.
The signing aims to put an end to more than five decades of conflict which left an estimated 260,000 people dead and millions internally displaced.
But Mr Santos did not always have the optimistic and conciliatory tone he used in his speech at the UN General Assembly.
Less than a decade ago,... read more
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