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Snowden Aftermath: Compromised Brazil Unlikely to Challenge Obama

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

It seems that the Snowden saga may exert a profound impact upon diplomatic relations at the global level. In yet another bombshell, Snowden disclosed sensitive NSA files relating to Brazil. Despite outrage, however, reaction within the Rousseff administration has been decidedly muted.

WikiLeaks: More Evidence of Brazil's Rise on World Stage

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Brazil has aggressively pursued narrow-minded self interest in order to further Machiavellian geopolitical and economic goals.

Message to South American Left Bloc: Don't Trust Brazil

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Reading the WikiLeaks cables, it is clear that Brazilian officials are exceedingly fixated on their image. They also want to demonstrate that their country stands for political stability.

Wikileaks: In Effort to Weaken Left Tide, U.S. Exploiting Internal Political Division in Brazil

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Wikileaks disclosures illuminate how the U.S. does business in Brazil: by cultivating high level contacts in the Brazilian defense establishment in an effort to counterbalance more hostile anti-U.S. diplomats in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.