Colombia’s Ongoing War on Terror Could Reach Capitol HIll



farc While both Colombia and the U.S. stand to gain from the 2012 free trade agreement passed by the U.S. Congress, Colombia continues to struggle with a decades-long war against Leftists and paramilitary forces within the country.

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which is considered a terrorist organization by Colombia and the United States, has been employing terrorist tactics against the Colombian government and are the top drug traffickers in the region.