Brazil

Event

Brazil Update

Speaker: Shannon K. O'Neil
Presider: Michael T. Derham

CFR's Shannon K. O'Neil analyzes of the impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and the implications for Brazil’s economy and its ability to govern in the coming months.

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Assessing U.S.-Brazil Relations

Speaker: Donna J. Hrinak
Speaker: Julia E. Sweig
Presider: Edward Schumacher-Matos

Coinciding with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's first official visit to the United States and ahead of Secretary Clinton's visit to Brazil, please join Donna Hrinak and Julia Sweig to discuss U.S.-Brazil bilateral relations and prospects for cooperation on a range of global challenges.

For further reading, please refer to the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force Report, Global Brazil and U.S.-Brazil Relations.

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Event

Assessing Brazil's Agenda at Home and Abroad

Speaker: Kellie Meiman Hock
Speaker: Riordan Roett
Speaker: Julia E. Sweig
Presider: Bernard W. Aronson

Following President Obama's first official visit to South America, please join Kellie Meiman Hock, Riordan Roett, and Julia E. Sweig for a discussion of the challenges and opportunities associated with Brazil's rise as well as the future of U.S.-Brazil relations.

  

For further reading on President Obama's Brazil visit, please click on the following link:

http://www.cfr.org/brazil/mr-obama-meet-new-brazil/p24421

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First Take

Brazil's Rousseff: Continuity and Tests

Author: Julia E. Sweig

The election of Dilma Rousseff as president assures stability on domestic policies that have propelled Brazil in the Lula years, but China and the United States loom as foreign policy challenges, says CFR's Julia Sweig.

See more in Brazil; Elections

First Take

Iran's Sketchy Uranium Deal

Author: Michael A. Levi

The nuclear fuel-swap agreement announced in Tehran put the United States in a bind. Contrary to its sponsors' intentions, it will not improve confidence between the United States and Iran, writes CFR's Michael Levi.

 

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First Take

Why Brazil is a Broker with Iran

Author: Matias Spektor

It is not yet clear whether a Brazil-brokered deal will complicate or help resolve the crisis over Iran's nuclear program. CFR's Matias Spektor says either way a newly assertive Brazil is likely to remain a lead player in diplomacy on this issue.

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Interview

A Presidential Protest Vote in Brazil?

Matias Spektor interviewed by Danielle Renwick

With the economy in recession, public infrastructure projects lagging, and last year's protests still resonating, the public mood in Brazil is far less optimistic than when Dilma Rousseff rose to the presidency in 2010.

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Interview

Brazil's New Protectionist Mood

Bernarndo Wjuniski interviewed by Christopher Alessi

While a new round of U.S. quantitative easing will have a negative impact on emerging markets like Brazil, the country should not blame U.S. monetary policy for the structural flaws in its economy, says expert Bernardo Wjuniski.

See more in Brazil; Financial Markets