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Brazil’s rejection of sanctions against Iran: US-Brazilian relations in context

Burton, Guy (2010) Brazil’s rejection of sanctions against Iran: US-Brazilian relations in context. International Affairs at LSE (04 Mar 2010). Website.

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Hilary Clinton’s failure to get Brazil to sign on to US-backed sanctions against Iran’s nuclear programme was to be expected: throughout his presidency, Lula has adopted a conciliatory approach to foreign policy. He has maintained good relations with various antagonists of the US, including Cuba and Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez. But the event also shows the contradictory nature of Washington’s relationship with Brazil and raises questions about its foreign policy direction after Lula’s departure at the end of the year.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
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Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2017 08:25
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2021 23:15

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