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Colombia's Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon responds to a question during an interview with Reuters in Bogota (REUTERS/Fredy Builes).
Colombia at a Crossroads: A Conversation with Colombia’s Minister of National Defense
December 2, 2013
On December 2, the Latin America Initiative (LAI) and the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence (21CSI) at Brookings hosted Colombian Minister of National Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno for a discussion of Colombia’s security accomplishments, current challenges, and future needs at this crucial juncture in the nation’s history.
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Michael E. O'Hanlon
Director of Research, Foreign Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Peter W. Singer
Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Clara M. O'Donnell
Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe
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