Andrés Cala

Andrés Cala

Andrés Cala is an award-winning Colombian journalist, columnist and analyst specializing in geopolitics and energy. He is the lead author of America’s Blind Spot: Chávez, Energy, and US Security.

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Monday, October 19, 2015
Colombia’s Bittersweet Peace Deal
The Colombian government and the continent’s mightiest and longest-surviving guerrilla army, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, are set to finalize a bittersweet peace agreement next spring with no victors, millions of victims, and just enough justice to basically turn a page on...
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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Greek ‘No’ Vote Spurs Wider Resistance
Despite an unprecedented fear campaign, brave Greeks plunged the European Union into a moment of reckoning with a deafening “no” to “bullying,” “terrorism,” and “humiliation” – or more precisely, 61 percent voted against and 39 percent for creditors’ terms that would have condemned not just Greeks...
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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Argentina v. the Hedge Funds
On Wednesday morning, readers of major American newspapers, including the New York Times and Washington Post, were greeted by full-page ads decrying Argentina as “A Model of Unsoundness” and accusing President Cristina Kirchner of “disregard for U.S. courts and Argentina’s refusal to pay its debts...
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Why Europe Shies from Ukraine Showdown
The crisis over Ukraine and Crimea threatens to touch off a new version of the Cold War’s “mutual assured destruction” – or MAD – not from nuclear warfare but from the economic damage that the two sides, particularly Russia and the European Union, could inflict on each other, with fallout reaching the United States.
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