This is the full event video for "Understanding Latin America's Shifting Stance Toward Israel," an event hosted by Security in Context featuring a conversation between multiple researchers about Latin America and Israel's relationship.
Dr. Marta Tawil Kuri - Associate Professor, Centro de Estudios Internacionales, El Colegio de México, México
Dr. Maricio Jaramillo Jassir - Associate professor, Facultad de Estudios Internacionales, Políticos y Urbanos, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia
Dr. Pablo Alvarez Cabello - Professor, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
Dr. Fernando Brancoli, Associate Professor of International Security at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Member of Security in Context's Advisory Board
Fernando Brancoli spoke to experts on Middle East Relations from Mexico, Colombia, and Chile to discuss their government’s recent responses to Israel’s military escalation on Gaza.
Marta Tawil Kuri, Mauricio Jaramillo Jassir, and Pablo Alvarez Cabello discussed their respective government’s diplomatic response to Israel as well offering a regional analysis to evaluate whether a Latin American shift in foreign policy is evident since October 7. Drs. Tawil, Jaramillo, and Alvarez also discussed the impact of civil society mobilizations in response to the conflict, the role of diasporic Muslim, Arab, and Jewish populations in Latin America, and the opportunities and challenges that Latin American leaders face in actively contributing to conflict mediation. Offering a perspective that is attune to both domestic issues and international affairs, the analysts in this webinar provided an insightful view of Latin America’s role in the ongoing war in Gaza as well as the geopolitical realignment that has ensued.