Main menu

Brazil’s Anti-Globalist Foreign Minister Won’t Get Everything He Wants

November 19, 2018

When Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro announced his foreign minister pick last week – in Trumpian fashion, via Twitter – most observers were stunned. Ernesto Araújo, a relatively obscure mid-level career diplomat, had never even headed an embassy abroad. More importantly, his blog revealed opinions many mainstream international relations scholars, journalists and the diplomatic community considered to be outside of the normal spectrum of ideas – such as his desire to combat globalism as an “anti-Christian system” that is “...

Read this article on the Americas Quarterly website. | Subscribe to AQ.