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2013 | 20 | 1 | 19-32
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New drivers of Brazilian foreign policy: general policy directions and relations with Balkans

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In the introduction the main drivers of Brazilian foreign policy strategy will be analyzed. In fact, it means that regional and international position of Brazil will be presented having in mind the social, economic, political, scientific-technological, and military potential. Furthermore, the Brazilian regional policy will be presented briefly as well as its relations with USA, Russian Federation and the European Union. In order to summarize, the intention is to conclude that Brazil is becoming not only a regional leader of Latin America but also a very important member of the so-called BRIC countries. A short overview of Brazilian-Balkan relations will be analyzed having in mind the fact that in spite of the absence of more significant economic and commercial cooperation the political and diplomatic presence of Brazil is continuous in this region. Finally, it should be underlined that Brazil was a constant peace observer and protagonist during the Yugoslav crisis.
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20
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1
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19-32
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2013-06-01
online
2013-11-02
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  • Department of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Faculty of International Economy, Megatrend University, Belgrade - Serbia
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10226-012-0019-5
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