Assessing U.S.-Brazil Relations

Speakers:
Donna J. Hrinak President, Boeing Brazil; Member, CFR Independent Task Force Report, Global Brazil and U.S.-Brazil Relations
Julia E. Sweig Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow and Director for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Director, CFR Independent Task Force Report, Global Brazil and U.S.-Brazil Relations
Presider:
Edward Schumacher-Matos Ombudsman, NPR; James Madison Visiting Professor, Columbia Journalism School
Description

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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