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Brazilian design context targets the American furniture market

The Brazilian furniture industry in the South city of Bento Gonçalvez (Rio Grande do Sul) will hold a contest to develop a line of Brazilian furniture designed to please the American taste. A team of American consultants  will assist competitors to adapt … Continue reading

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Brazil´s Foreign Policy

Under the leadership of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil opened 62 diplomatic and consular representations around the world – another 17 are in the process of opening. The country currently has 212 posts. Many of them have no … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Foreign Policy

As a former US military officer, I look at this issue of Brazilian involvement with a possible military opponent with a certain amount of careful distance. It could be friends and former colleagues who are on the other side of … Continue reading

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Now Everyone Wants to be the “Fifth BRIC”

Last year in a Special Report on Indonesia, The Economist quotes certain investment bank research arguing that Indonesia may be the “fifth BRIC” (BRIIC?). Now, in the latest edition, The Economist notes a source saying that Africa should be the … Continue reading

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Former CIA Officer on Brazil in Iran Negotiations

A positive view of the recent diplomacy Former CIA officer on Iran: Brazil and Turkey are vital checks and balances Shouldn’t the world welcome the actions of two significant, responsible, democratic, and rational states to intervene and help check the … Continue reading

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Brazilian Nuclear Diplomacy

Brazil, Turkey and Iran Not just any deal will do May 20th 2010 From The Economist print edition Have Brazil and Turkey helped solve a brewing nuclear crisis, or made it worse? TO IRAN’S irrepressible president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the deal … Continue reading

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