Adriana Erthal Abdenur

Adriana Erthal Abdenur (PhD Princeton, AB Harvard) is a fellow at Instituto Igarapé and collaborating researcher at the Brazilian Naval War College. She is also a consultant for the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and sits on the Advisory Board of the Department of Political Affairs’ internal reviews for field-based conflict prevention and resolution. Her work focuses on the role of rising powers in development cooperation, international security, and global governance, especially within the UN and the BRICS.

A protester holds a national flag as a bank branch, housed in the Supreme Court of Justice, burns during a rally against Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, June 12, 2017.

Venezuela is on the brink of civil war. Here's how its neighbors could stop it.

Some of the world’s most severe and protracted civil wars erupted over situations with far fewer tensions. But it's not too late for Venezuela.

Venezuela is on the brink of civil war. Here's how its neighbors could stop it.