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How Bolsonaro’s Chaotic Foreign Policy Worries the Rest of South America

June 18, 2019

When it comes to foreign policy, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and his closest advisors’ many controversial ideas, ranging from a fear of “globalism” and skepticism of multilateral institutions, such as the United Nations, to the conviction that climate change is little more than a marxist plot were already a cause of apprehension for many regional diplomats. And the sheer venting of the possibility of Brazilian support for a U.S. military intervention in Venezuela set off alarm bells in foreign ministries across the region.

Yet what most worries South American diplomats lately...

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