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The Unbearable Hypocrisy of the ELN

Expand People affected by an explosion at the police cadet training school in Bogota evacuate the area where a car bomb attack left 21 people dead on January 17, 2019.  © 2019 JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images The commanders of the National Liberation Army (ELN) like to run off at the mouth about peace, even as their fighters inflict serious suffering. On January 17, a car bomb exploded at a police academy in Bogota, killing 21 people—many of them young cadets. Days later, the ELN claimed responsibility, saying they had acted in “legitimate defense” and “within the laws of war.” “Peace,” they…

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