Expert Commentary

No Easy Way Out for Venezuelans

Michael Shifter
President, Inter-American Dialogue
Ben Raderstorf
Program Associate, Rule of Law, Inter-American Dialogue

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The Author is Michael Shifter

Michael Shifter is president of the Inter-American Dialogue. Since 1993, Mr. Shifter has been adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, where he teaches Latin American politics. Prior to joining the Inter-American Dialogue, Mr. Shifter directed the Latin American and Caribbean program at the National Endowment for Democracy and, before that, the Ford Foundation's governance and human rights program in the Andean region and Southern Cone where he was... Read More

The Coauthor is Ben Raderstorf

Ben Raderstorf joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2015 and is a program associate with the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program. He coordinates the Dialogue's program work and research on corruption, citizen security, and judicial issues as well as U.S. foreign policy towards Latin America. He also organizes the Dialogue's Working Group on Latin America and many of its regular events, conferences, and meetings. Raderstorf previously worked for the Chilean Ministry of Finance in... Read More

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