A Leader Without Followers? The Growing Divergence Between the Regional and Global Performance of Brazilian Foreign Policy

  title={A Leader Without Followers? The Growing Divergence Between the Regional and Global Performance of Brazilian Foreign Policy},
  author={A. Malamud},
  journal={Latin American Politics and Society},
  pages={1 - 24}
  • A. Malamud
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Political Science
  • Latin American Politics and Society
Abstract Brazilian diplomats and academics alike have long regarded regional leadership as a springboard to global recognition. Yet Brazil's foreign policy has not translated the country's structural and instrumental resources into effective regional leadership. Brazil's potential followers have not aligned with its main goals, such as a permanent seat on the UN Security Council and Directorship-General of the World Trade Organization; some have even challenged its regional influence… 
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