Latin America

Indian and Chinese Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Assessment

Author: Dr R Evan Ellis This monograph comparatively examines the content and country focus of high-level diplomacy for each of the two actors, as well as the volume and patterns of trade, the activities of Indian and Chinese companies in the region, and their relationship to their respective governments in eight sectors: (1) petroleum and …

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The New Russian Engagement with Latin America: Strategic Position, Commerce, and Dreams of the Past

Author: Dr R Evan Ellis In many ways, Russia’s expanded engagement in Latin America as a response to escalating tension over the Ukraine was a repetition of its answer to U.S. involvement in the 2008 conflict in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia. In the latter conflict, the U.S. deployed naval forces to the Black …

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Brazil’s Security Strategy and Defense Doctrine

Author: Mr Andrew Fishman, Dr Max G Manwaring Brazil is a developing nation well situated in time and place. Unlike other areas of the world, it has no bloody religious or ethnic conflicts, and its last border conflict took place in the early 19th century. However, Brazil is the most populous Latin American nation, with …

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