South America

March 2002
Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


Brazil--Foreign Relations
Brazil--Guerilla Warfare
Brazil--Indigenous People
Brazil--Politics and Government
Brazil--Security and Defense



US Wants Brazil to Act on Colombia. Latin American Weekly Report, p 427, September 14, 1999.
Gen Wilhelm want to block the guerrillas supply line, but Brazil is opposed to any initiative that might entail meddling in the internal affairs of Colombia.



Mendel, William W. The Brazilian Amazon: Controlling the Hydra. Military Review 79:18-28 July-August 1999.



Gordon, Lincoln. Brazil's Second Chance: En Route Toward the First World.. Washington, D.C., Brookings Institution Press, 2001. 243 p.


Gannon, Michael. Invade Brazil? U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 125:58-65 October 1999.



Moore, Sara Gavney and Lemos, Maria Carmen. Indigenous Policy in Brazil: The Development of Decree 1775 and the Proposed Raposa/Serra do Sol Reserve, Roraima, Brazil. Human Rights Quarterly 21:444-463 May 1999.



Corruption and Political Reform in Brazil: The Impact of Collor's Impeachment, edited by Keith S. Rosenn and Richard Downes. Miami, FL, University of Miami. North-South Center Press, 1999. 184 p.
Book call no.: 320.981 C825

Goertzel, Ted G. Fernando Henrique Cardoso: Reinventing Democracy in Brazil. Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999. 219 p.
Book call no.: 981.063 G597f


August is Make-Or-Break Time for FCH. Latin American Weekly Report, p 351, August 1, 2000.
Fernando Henrique Cardoso's strategy for re-election.

de Souza, Amaury. Cardoso and the Struggle for Reform in Brazil. Journal of Democracy 10:49-63 July 1999.

Figueiredo, Argelina Cheibub and Limongi, Fernando. Presidential Power, Legislative Organization, and Party Behavior in Brazil. Comparative Politics 32:151-170 January 2000.

Flynn, Peter. Brazil : The Politics of Crisis. Third World Quarterly 20:287-317 1999.
Politics as the root cause of economic crisis in Brazil during the last months of 1998.

Resende-Santos, Joao. Democracy, Equity, and Governance in Brazil. Latin American Research Review 36:207-237 2001.
Review essay focusing on "democratic governance and social welfare" during the Cardozo regime.



Barletta, Michael. Democratic Security and Diversionary Peace: Nuclear Confidence-Building in Argentina and Brazil. National Security Studies Quarterly 5:19-38 Summer 1999.

Brazil Orders Troop Mobilisation to Contain Colombian 'Spillover.' Latin American Weekly Report, p 517, November 9, 1999.

Flores, Jackson, Jr. Brazil's New Teeth. Flight International 155:46-48 June 1, 1999.
With the roll-out of the Embraer EMB-145SA and ALX on 28 May, the Brazilian air Force is preparing to add two long-awaited aircraft to its fleet.

Jasper, Chris. Embraer Aims for More from Military. Flight International 155:32 June 22, 1999.

Mendel, William W. Security on Brazil's Amazon Frontier. Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement 7:60-74 Winter 1998.

Nicholls, Mark. Embraer's New Stars. Air Forces Monthly, pp 48-49, July 1999.
Reports on the roll-out of two new Embraer military aircraft, the EMB-145SA and the ALX.

Pion-Berlin, David. Will Soldiers Follow? Economic Integration and Regional Security in the Southern Cone. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 42:43-69 Spring 2000.
Looks at the impact of economic changes on defense policies and explores the possibility for a regional defense plan.

Rodenburg, Corne and Schleiffert, Rob. The Giant's Small Stick: Forca Aerea Brasileira. Air International 53:361-367 December 1997.

Rodenburg, Corne and Schleiffert, Rob. Navy Without Wings: Force Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil. Air International 53:368-371 December 1997.

Zaverucha, Jorge. Military Justice in the State of Pernambuco after the Brazilian Military Regime. Latin American Research Review no.2:43-73 1999.

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