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Brazil: Cardoso on Brazil's Military

Given a chance to ask former Brazilian president, Fernando Henrique Cardoso a question at a recent presentation at the University of Austin, Vikrum Sequeira compares Brazil's global presence with Russia, India, and China and asks: “Do you think Brazil position in the world would be stronger if its military capacities were similar to those of India's? When you represented Brazil abroad, did you ever feel that Brazil would have more bargaining power if the military were stronger?” Find out how Cardoso responded.

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