Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC, and Ido Vock in London are joined by New Statesman contributing writer Nick Burns to discuss the political situation in Brazil. They talk about how Lula da Silva might be returning to power and what the reaction has been from the Bolsonaro regime.
Then in You Ask Us, they take a listeners question on what a Lula victory might mean for relations between the US and Brazil.
Emily Tamkin asks, will the US withdrawal from Afghanistan come to haunt Joe Biden’s presidency?
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