5 Reasons Not to Negotiate With the ELN

A group that engages in kidnapping, ecological destruction and terrorism doesn’t deserve a seat at the negotiation table

A column of ELN guerrilla fighters seen on the march in this undated photo.
Police officers tend to their dead and wounded comrades in the wake of an ELN terrorist attack in Barranquilla, Colombia late last month.
The aftermath of the Caño Limón Coveñas pipeline following an ELN bombing attack on January 10.
ELN leaflet claiming responsibility for the bombings in Barranquilla that killed seven police officers, and some of their stated reasons for doing so.



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