Transition 2021: How Will Biden Handle Latin America?

Paul J. Angelo, CFR fellow for Latin America Studies, and Shannon K. O'Neil, vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies at CFR, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the incoming Biden administration’s likely approach to Latin America.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Paul J. Angelo
    Fellow for Latin America Studies
  • Shannon K. O'Neil
    Vice President, Deputy Director of Studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies

Show Notes

In this special Transition 2021 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with experts to discuss the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration. This week, Paul J. Angelo, CFR fellow for Latin America Studies, and Shannon K. O'Neil, vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies CFR, sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the incoming Biden administration’s likely approach to Latin America.

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