Upheaval in Columbia, Peru and Nicaragua Test the Biden Admin

How will the U.S. respond?

People protest against a tax reform currently being discussed in Colombia, outside the Congress in Bogota on December 16, 2019. — The government of Colombian President Ivan Duque has been facing protests against his economic policies, unemployment, political corruption and drug-financed violence. (Photo by Juan BARRETO / AFP)

Summer of Discontent

Things have been heating up in the Western Hemisphere this summer. As the war in Afghanistan draws down, Biden’s administration will have to shift focus to the growing tensions in Central and South America.