In the News

Aug 23, 2023

Tran quoted by NBC News on BRICS’ efforts to diminish USD dominance

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Brazil China

In the News

Aug 23, 2023

Tran quoted by Barron’s on the rift in BRICS over push for new members

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Brazil China


Aug 23, 2023

What Brazil’s “multipolar” foreign policy means for the Bretton Woods institutions

By Jack Tapay-Cueva and David Dong

The BWIs must address the evolving attitudes of countries like Brazil to maintain their relevance in an ever-changing global order.

Brazil China

In the News

Aug 22, 2023

Stefanini featured in Andkronos discussing BRICS Summit and the future of the bloc

By Stefano Stefanini

On August 22, Transatlantic Security Initiative nonresident senior fellow Stefano Stefanini was interviewed in Adnkronos, discussing the BRICS Summit and the future of the bloc (text in Italian).  

Brazil China

New Atlanticist

Apr 14, 2023

What the Lula-Xi partnership means for the world

By Atlantic Council experts

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Chinese leader Xi Jinping just met in Beijing, but it is who else came on the visit that reveals big changes ahead for the two countries and the world.

Brazil China


Mar 21, 2023

An imperative for women’s political leadership: Lessons from Brazil

By Valentina Sader, Isabel Bernhard

Women are essential to democracy, yet face systematic barriers to political entry and impact. Using the case of Brazil, we analyze the state of women’s political participation and of political violence against women. We propose timely, actionable approaches to reduce women’s unique political challenges and to further strengthen democratic health.

Americas Brazil


Feb 24, 2023

Lula is back. Are Brazil’s climate credentials?

By Lizi Bowen, Maia Sparkman, William Tobin

Lula's return to office in Brazil heralded a renewed commitment to environmental stewardship. But steps must be taken to ensure that renewal becomes as concrete and effective as possible.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Feb 18, 2023

Aviso LatAm: February 18, 2023

For the first time in nearly three years, Brazil registered zero pandemic-related deaths in a day

Brazil Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Feb 10, 2023

What came out of the Lula-Biden meeting?

By Caroline Arkalji

From democracy to the environment to UN Security Council reform, here are the big takeaways from Lula's big day in Washington.

Americas Brazil

New Atlanticist

Feb 10, 2023

TotalEnergies’ CEO: Europe should pass its own green subsidies to compete with the US

By Katherine Walla

Patrick Pouyanné said at an Atlantic Council event that the US took advantage of an “opportunity” in the energy transition by passing the IRA, so “let’s do the same in Europe.”

Africa Brazil