Brazil

Interview

Making Room for Brazil's Growing Clout

David Rothkopf interviewed by Aimee Rawlins

The United States should seize the opportunity to transform its relationship with Brazil to reflect its role as a world power, says David Rothkopf, member of a CFR Independent Task Force whose new report urges a UN Security Council permanent seat for Brazil.

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Audio

Assessing Brazilâs Agenda at Home and Abroad (Audio)

Speakers: Kellie Meiman Hock, Riordan Roett, and Julia E. Sweig
Presider: Bernard W. Aronson

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

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Video

Assessing Brazil's Agenda at Home and Abroad

Speakers: Kellie Meiman Hock, Riordan Roett, and Julia E. Sweig
Presider: Bernard W. Aronson

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

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Interview

Toward New Ties with Brazil

Matias Spektor interviewed by Aimee Rawlins

President Obama's trip to Brazil provides an opportunity for the two countries to reestablish their relationship, setting the stage for future agreements on trade, infrastructure, and foreign policy, says expert Matias Spektor.

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Audio

Media Conference Call: Obamaâs Trip to South America

Speakers: Julia E. Sweig and Shannon K. O'Neil
Presider: Anya Schmemann

From March 19 to March 23, President Obama will make his first official visit to South America, stopping in Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador. Latin American experts Julia Sweig and Shannon O'Neil discuss the Obama administration's goals for this visit and opportunities to strengthen the U.S.-South America relationship.

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Audio

Academic Conference Call: Energy Innovation in Brazil, China, and India: U.S. Policy Implications (Audio)

Speakers: Michael A. Levi and Shannon K. O'Neil
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

CFR's Michael Levi and Shannon O'Neil discuss their recent CFR report, Energy Innovation: Driving Technology Competition and Cooperation Among the U.S., China, India, and Brazil, coauthored with CFR Senior Fellows Adam Segal and Elizabeth C. Economy with students as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

Learn more about CFR's Academic Initiative.

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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.

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Interview

Brazil's Evolutionary Election

João Augusto de Castro Neves interviewed by Roya Wolverson

Dilma Rousseff, favored to win Brazil's upcoming presidential runoff, would likely fall short on economic reform and tone down the current president's "hyperactive diplomacy," says analyst João Augusto de Castro Neves.

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