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Task Force Report No. 32

A Letter to the President and a Memorandum on U.S. Policy Toward Brazil

Latin America in general—and Brazil in particular—is coming to the forefront of U.S. policy challenges. In response to this situation, this blue-ribbon independent Task Force sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations offers two recommendations: first, that the United States needs a focal point to its policy in South America and that Brazil become that focal point; and second, that President Bush move swiftly to establish a standing, high-level dialogue with Brazil on key issues ranging from drugs to trade, democratization, and combating terrorism and trans-regional crime.

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Assessing U.S.-Brazil Relations

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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