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MLI: Policy Maker of the Year: Chrystia Freeland

Ben Rowswell, Canada’s ambassador to Venezuela when the country’s democratic wheels came off, gives Chrystia Freeland credit for the directness of her approach. She was “one of the first world leaders to call a spade a spade in Venezuela.”

The Wilson Center: Diplomacy 201: Ben Rowswell

Audri Mukhopadhyay interviews Ben Rowswell, a former Canadian ambassador to Venezuela. In this episode we cover power in diplomacy, life in Venezuela, and the creation of Betterplace.