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Profile of Michael Shifter by Arteaga Video

Shifter: “Trump Conflates Chaos in Venezuela with Socialism in America”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed for Background Briefing with Ian Masters, where he discussed topics such as the repercussions of the crisis in Venezuela for American politics, the role of the United States in fostering a democratic transition in Venezuela, and possible outcomes for the crisis. …

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Background Briefing

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

Can Anyone Save Venezuela?

An economic and humanitarian crisis, precipitated by the Maduro regime, has brought Venezuela to the brink of collapse.

Michael Camilleri, Juan Gonzalez, Ben Pauker

Interviews ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

Member in the News: Ernesto Zedillo

Ernesto Zedillo speaks with David Dollar on the importance of globalization for developing countries, the erosion of multilateralism, and NAFTA.

Ernesto Zedillo, David Dollar,

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Brookings

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

Cara a Cara con Michael Shifter

En esta entrevista con Radio Nacional de España, Michael Shifter discutió temas de actualidad en América Latina y Estados Unidos. Shifter comentó sobre los primeros meses de Donald Trump a cargo de la presidencia, y habló sobre la difícil relación entre el presidente estadounidense y su partido político. El presidente del Diálogo Interamericano exploró también las opciones de Estados Unidos respecto a la situación en Venezuela, los esfuerzos de gobiernos en la región para combatir la corrupción y los retos a corto plazo que enfrentan los países de América Latina.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ RTVE

Video

Shifter: “The Embarrassing Amateurism of Trump’s Foreign Policy Team”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed for Background Briefing with Ian Masters, where he discussed the Trump administration’s foreign policy towards Venezuela during this crisis and how their militarist thinking is not the best course of action.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ 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

World Affairs Report Podcast

During a visit to Pittsburgh, Michael Shifter spoke with KQV News Radio and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for their weekly World Affairs Report. In a conversation with Angélica Ocampo, Shifter discussed regional progress in Latin America, US foreign policy, the crisis in Venezuela and the upcoming elections in Brazil and Mexico.

Michael Shifter, Angélica Ocampo

Interviews ˙ ˙ The World Affairs Report

Video

The Oil from Ipanema

Brazil has vast oil reserves, but can the Bolsonaro government get the energy to market? Lisa Viscidi tells Richard Miles of CSIS that reforms are already in place that will enable oil production “to take off.” The real obstacles are the financial stability of Petrobras, the shaky state oil conglomerate, and the monopoly that the state has on most aspects of energy production, delivery, and even retail sales.

Lisa Viscidi, Richard Miles

Interviews ˙ ˙ Center for Strategic & International Studies