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Secretary Antony Blinken and Vice President Marta Lucia Ramirez in Bogota Video

Shifter explores the challenges Blinken will face in Latin America’s political environment

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke in an interview with The Washington Post Podcast regarding the challenges the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will face in Latin America, given the current socio-political climate in the Americas. Shifter acknowledged that Blinken gave a positive diagnosis of the region and emphasized the importance of being realistic regarding US relations with Latin America.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Washington Post

Elecciones 2021 Peru Video

Peru’s Uncertain Future

In an interview with the Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, discussed what the 2021 Peruvian Presidential Elections meant for the country as a whole. He answered questions regarding the background of the presidential candidates and how the results of this election could be a potential trend for the future of Latin American politics.  

Michael Shifter, Franz Osilia, Megan Rutkai

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs

Michael Shifter Video

Shifter: “Es muy difícil imaginar una decisión más cínica que la de poner a Cuba en la lista de países que patrocinan el terrorismo en el mundo.”

En entrevista con El Washington Post, él podcast en español de The Washington Post, Michael Shifter comentó acerca de la inclusión de Cuba en la lista de países patrocinadores del terrorismo y las implicaciones que esto tendrá para la administración Biden.

Michael Shifter, Juan Carlos Iragorri, Dori Toribio , Jorge Espinosa

Podcasts ˙ ˙ El Washington Post

El Washington Post Video

La elección en el BID

En el podcast en español El Washington Post Michael Shifter habló sobre el nuevo presidente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, Mauricio Claver-Carone. Shifter comentó sobre la falta de liderazgo en la región y cómo Claver-Carone tiene una oportunidad única para unificar al hemisferio.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Washington Post

Oil rig at sunset Video

Latin American State Oil Companies and Climate Change

Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, sat down with Natural Gas World to discuss her recent report, Latin American State Oil Companies: Decarbonization Strategies and Role in the Energy Transition.

Lisa Viscidi

Podcasts ˙ ˙ In a Nutshell

Alliot Abrams speaking Video

Elliot Abrams’ Appointment and the Seizure of Tankers From Iran to Venezuela

Michael Shifter was a featured guest on the podcast Background Briefing with Ian Masters where he spoke about current events affecting Venezuela. The conversation focused on Elliot Abrams’ recent appointment to special envoy for both Venezuela and Iran as well as the United States’ seizure of Iranian tankers headed to Venezuela.

Michael Shifter, Ian Masters

Interviews ˙ ˙ Background Briefing

Capitol Crude Podcast by S&P Global Platts Video

A new president for Guyana, the next non-OPEC oil giant

Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, sits down with S&P Global Platts to discuss Guyana’s newly inaugurated president and the implications for its oil future.

Lisa Viscidi

Interviews ˙ ˙ S&P Global Platts

Peter Hakim Video

Biden or Trump – What Changes for Brazil?

In an interview with The Brazilian Report, Peter Hakim, Dialogue president emeritus, discussed what Biden’s diplomatic approach would look like in Latin America. In particular, Hakim addressed immigration, the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, and the United States’ relationship with Brazil.

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Brazilian Report

Tom Shannon Video

Strategic Thinking, Covid-19 and Globalization, and the Future of US Diplomacy

In an interview with Modern American Diplomacy, Ambassador Tom Shannon, Co-Chair of the Dialogue’s Board of Directors, discussed the significance of strategic thinking as it pertains to American diplomacy, challenges and revelations presented by Covid-19, and the future of the United States foreign service.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Interviews ˙ ˙ Modern American Diplomacy

Nicolas Maduro at a meeting with Putin Video

Failed Coup Adds to Venezuela’s Troubles

Host Brian Hanson interviews Michael Camilleri on the recent attempted coup in Venezuela and implications for both Maduro’s hold on power and US policy on The Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ podcast, Deep Dish.

Michael Camilleri, Ivan Briscoe, Brian Hanson

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Deep Dish

Margaret Myers speaks on Two the Point Video

Mask Diplomacy

How is China’s coronavirus assistance to Latin America being perceived and what are the implications for US-China competition in the region?

Margaret Myers, Benjamin Gedan

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Two The Point - Wilson Center Podcast

Donald Trump and Mike Pence Video

Estrategia de Estados Unidos contra Maduro: Acusaciones de Narcoterrorismo, Operación Militar en el Caribe y el Marco para la Transición Democrática de Venezuela

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, fue entrevistado por El Washington Post Podcast. En su intervención, Shifter analizó la estrategia de Estados Unidos para debilitar el régimen de Maduro en Venezuela. Las acusaciones de narcoterrorismo y corrupción, la operación militar en el Caribe y el “Marco para la Transición Democrática de Venezuela” fueron algunos de los temas tratados en esta entrevista.

Michael Shifter, Juan Carlos Iragorri

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Washington Post Podcast

Venezuelan flag Video

Can Western companies save Venezuela’s oil sector? Do they want to?

Lisa Viscidi and Nate Graham spoke with S&P Global Platts about the findings of a new report which argues that Western oil companies will be needed to revive Venezuela’s oil sector. They discuss the obstacles that could affect whether these firms increase production in the country under a new government, including US sanctions uncertainty, high taxes, and a shortage of workers and working infrastructure.

Lisa Viscidi, Nate Graham, Brian Scheid, Meghan Gordon

Interviews ˙ ˙ S&P Global Platts