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In Search of Hugo Chávez

Author: Michael Shifter, President, Inter-American Dialogue
May/June 2006
Foreign Affairs

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The debate over Hugo Chávez has been dominated by opposing caricatures -- a polarization that has thwarted a sound policy response. The Venezuelan president has an autocratic streak, no viable development model, and unsettling oil-funded aspirations to hemispheric leadership. But Washington and its allies should "confront" him indirectly: by proving they have better ideas.

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