Policy Brief No.44: Embraer to deliver A-29 Super Tucanos for USAF program


20 A-29 Super Tucano lightattack and training aircrafts are to be delivered to the US Air Force (USAF) for their LAS (Light Air Support) program in Afghanistan, writes Transporta Brasil on October 2. At the end of September, Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer and its U.S. partner Sierra Nevada Corp (SNC) presented the first U.S.-built Super […]

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News Alert No.41: Dilma Rousseff’s speech to the UN condemns recent military intervention for solving armed conflicts, questioning US offensive against Islamic State (ISIL) positions in Syria

Dlma Roussef

In her speech on September 24, on the occasion of the opening of the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York (USA), Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff strongly condemned “the use of military intervention to try to solve armed conflicts such as those currently taking place in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine”, informs Globo[1]. […]

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Policy Brief No.32: Foreign Politics Under-debated in Brazilian Electoral Campaign for Presidency

Dilma Rousseff

On September 18, the current Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff temporarily suspended the divulgation of her electoral program for the presidential elections to be held in October, after reaching a deadlock with several wings of her Workers’ Party (PT) who defend contrary positions on various issues[1]. Looking at the dynamics of presidential agenda-setting in foreign policy, […]

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Policy Brief No.27: BRICS Bank – a recent initiative with an already significant impact on financial geopolitics


“The creation of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) to finance infrastructure and sustainable development projects in emerging economies is a landmark achievement” – this is the opening statement of an article published on September 11 by the EastAsiaForum: Economics, Politics and Public Policy in East Asia and the Pacific. The text also says that […]

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