Tag Archives: UN

Thoughts on the D Day celebrations and Portinari’s War and Peace at the Grand Palais

Brazilians didn’t have much to do with the Second World War but here in Paris it is hard to forget the date. Celebrations are extensive. Tv and local newspapers have a huge coverage of the event and of course, the odd … 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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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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