Brazil’s strategy in South America has moved to the forefront of the domestic debate about its foreign policy. Brazil’s reactions to neighboring countries’ political and economic initiatives as well as the choices made by the government in response to emerging conflicts and tensions with some of them have been feeding an intense controversy. To some, Brazil’s current regional foreign policy sacrifices the country’s political and economic interests for the sake of building alliances inspired by ideological concepts. To others, that policy fosters Brazil’s long-term national interests because the stability and development of neighboring countries will end up benefiting Brazil.
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