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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

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The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere

Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.

Members of the Inter-American Dialogue

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols, Manuel Orozco, Michael Shifter Video

A Conversation with Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols on Central America

On March 16, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation with Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to tackle the root causes of migration from Central America to the United States. Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, introduced the conversation, which was moderated by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program at the Dialogue.

Shaily Acharya

Event Summaries ˙

Top U.S. officials met earlier this month with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas as the Biden administration seeks to increase global oil supplies following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. // File Photo: @NicolasMaduro via Twitter.

Does the U.S. Want Warmer Relations With Maduro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on relations between Nicolás Maduro’s government and the Biden administration.

Marco Rubio, Asier Achutegui, Vanessa Neumann, Javier Coronado, Eric Pons, Geoff Ramsey

Latin America Advisor ˙

Shifter habla en Fundación para la Cultura Urbana Video

Biden y América Latina: Perspectivas para el 2022

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, participó del primer encuentro del ciclo 2022 de conferencias de la Fundación para la Cultura Urbana (FCU). Durante la charla se trataron temas como las políticas de la administración Biden hacia América Latina y las perspectivas para el futuro de la región.

Michael Shifter

Presentations ˙ ˙ Fundación para la Cultura Urbana

Shifter con María Emma Mejia Video

Shifter: “Colombia es un aliado estratégico importante en la región, y esta visita va a ser una celebración sin tener efectos sustantivos sobre la relación que ya es positiva”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, fue entrevistado a los micrófonos de Una Mirada al Mundo de Noticias Caracol en el marco de la visita del Presidente colombiano Iván Duque a Estados Unidos. En el centro del debate se encontró la relación entre Estados Unidos, Colombia y el resto de la región Latinoamericana.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Noticias Caracol

Shifter in CNN Video

Shifter: “Hace tiempo que Estados Unidos viene pensando que tiene que flexibilizar sanciones como parte de un acuerdo político con Venezuela”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, fue entrevistado por CNN sobre el reciente encuentro diplomático entre Estados Unidos y Venezuela. Durante la charla se trataron temas relacionado al posible acuerdo en el que se aliviarían las sanciones a Caracas para que Venezuela comience a producir más petróleo y pueda así venderlo en el mercado internacional. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN Español

Tom Shannon

Shannon: “[Putin] believes that the United States might have lost the stomach for a larger struggle against a determined enemy”

Ambassador Thomas Shannon, co-chair of the board of directors of the Inter-American dialogue, was interviewed on by StudioTulsa about his recent talk at the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations titled “Diplomacy in a Contested World: How to Keep the Peace and Advance American Prosperity in the 21st Century”. The discussion spanned topics from the Russian invasion of Ukraine to US foreign policy to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Interviews ˙ ˙ Public Radio Tulsa

Profile of Michael Shifter by Arteaga

Shifter: “La América Latina de hoy no reconoce a la de hace 30 años”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con Rafael Mathus de La Nación sobre lo que vio en las últimas tres décadas en América Latina. Durante la entrevista se cubrieron temas como la influencia de Estados Unidos y China en la región, fortalecimiento de la izquierda y las dificultades que afronta la Argentina.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ La Nación

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro met last week in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L-R) in a trip that the United States has criticized. U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Russia has begun an invasion of Ukraine. // Photo: Brazilian Government.

What Do Brazil and Russia Want From Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on bilateral relations between Russia and Brazil.

Bartłomiej Znojek, Valentina Sader, Vladimir Rouvinski

Latin America Advisor ˙

Shifter in CGTN Video

Shifter: “We have seen the United States increasingly withdrawn from the region and a lot of attention being diverted elsewhere”

Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by CGTN about the relations between China and Latin American countries. The conversation covered a wide array of topics ranging from the recent bilateral meetings that Chinese President Xi Jinping held with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, as well as the stark contrast between Chinese and US influence in the Americas.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN