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The U.S- Venezuela Relationship: Promoting Democracy vs. Countering anti-U.S. Influence

In this episode of the New Lines Institute’s Contours podcast series, Strategy and Innovation Unit Director Nicolas Heras is joined by former Human Security Unit Research Intern Claudia Gago Ostos to discuss the U.S.’s foreign policy toward Venezuela and the Latin America region amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The discussion centers on the role the U.S. can play, alongside Venezuelan civil society organizations, in promoting democracy in Venezuela, despite the creeping influence of Iran, Russia, and China in the region.

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