Assessing Brazil's Agenda at Home and Abroad

Assessing Brazil's Agenda at Home and Abroad

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Diplomacy and International Institutions

Brazil

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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