An economically strong Brazil faces a foreign policy crossroad

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff navigates her position on the world stage and at home with care (photo: dpa)
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff navigates her position on the world stage and at home with care (photo: dpa)

As Brazil moves its way up the world economic league tables, internal debate is focusing on the country’s vision of itself on the global stage. How the country’s president, Dilma Vana Rousseff, handles the country’s new role and its evolving relationship with the United States will have vitally important geopolitical implications for the entire hemisphere and the emerging global community

THROUGHOUT the 20th century, Brazil maintained a policy of strategic leadership that promoted the idea of the country as a superpower within an integrated and united South America.

[[quote]]

As Brazil’s economy began to take off during the 1990s, the older ...

Not a subscriber yet?

Subscribe now and get the latest in-depth geopolitical analysis and forecasts from GIS’s unrivaled cadre of experts.

Learn more about our subscription plans.

You can also buy this report for €8.99 Buy

Add your comment