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Director of The Brazil Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center

The performance of Brazil's President is a major interest worldwide. With a strong background in social activism, he came to office with ambitious plans aimed at fighting hunger, poverty and illiteracy. Now his critics are faulting him for performance on those issues even as they applaud his record in other areas. Luis Bitencourt explains the progress and paradoxes that surround Brazil's current leader.



Luis Bitencourt

Luis Bitencourt

Advisory Council Member;
Professor of International Security at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University
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