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Brazil Summit in NYC

Last Monday (April 18th), the New York Harvard Club organized a Brazil Summit in a hotel in Midtown NYC. I was representing ESCP Europe at the United Nations so I couldn’t join it. However, a Forbes journalist made a descriptive article about … 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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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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Brazil on the world stage

Below is a pro/ con debate about the role of president Lula in the Iran affair. source: http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/1484 …about Brazil’s president going to Iran (following Iran’s president traveling to Brazil in November). My opinion is that this increased diplomatic role … Continue reading

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