Brazil’s Runoff, Sunak’s UK Vision, Israel’s Elections, and More

Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva face off in Brazil’s presidential runoff; the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party selects Rishi Sunak to be the new prime minister; and Israel holds general elections, with Benjamin Netanyahu looking to make another political comeback. 

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Hosts
  • Robert McMahon
    Managing Editor
  • Sebastian Mallaby
    Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics

Show Notes

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