Media Tip Sheet: Argentina's New President

November 20, 2023

Javier Melei Argentina

WASHINGTON(November 20, 2023)— Argentina elects Javier Milei to be their next president. Milei is an economist and former TV personality that embraces conspiracy theories and extreme proposals. The far-right libertarian has drawn similarities to former U.S. President Donald Trump. 

For more context on the matter, please consider speaking with Diego Abente Brun, professor of practice of international affairs and director of the M.A. in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program at the George Washington University. He is a scholar-practitioner with over 25 years of experience in positions of responsibility in government, international organizations, academia, and non-profit. Abente Brun’s research interests are the intersection of geopolitics and geo-economics and comparative democratization and his areas of expertise also include international relations of Latin America and governance. 

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