Examining China’s role in Latin America with Dr. Evan Ellis

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In this week’s episode of Building the Future, Dan is joined by Dr. Evan Ellis, a CSIS non-resident senior associate for the Americas Program and a research professor of Latin American studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute. Dr. Ellis focuses on Latin American countries’ relationships with China and other non-Western Hemisphere actors as well as transnational organized crime and populism in the region. Additionally, Dr. Ellis previously served as a member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff, where he was responsible for issues pertaining to Latin America and the Caribbean, and international narcotics and law enforcement issues. In this podcast, they will discuss Dr. Ellis’ recently published book, “China Engages Latin America: Distorting Development and Democracy.”

Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development
Evan Ellis
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Americas Program