Elections in Chile and Venezuela, Stoltenberg Talks NATO’s Future, and More

Chile holds a general election, Venezuelans vote in closely observed local and regional elections, and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks on the alliance’s future.

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
  • Robert McMahon
    Managing Editor

Show Notes

Chile holds a general election, Venezuelans vote in closely observed local and regional elections, and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks on the alliance’s future.

 

Documents and Podcasts Mentioned in the Podcast

 

London Declaration,” North Atlantic Treaty Organization, December 4, 2019

 

Gabrielle Sierra, “Hyperventilating Over Hypersonics,” Why It Matters, November 12, 2021

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