Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional
On-line version ISSN 1983-3121
SANTOS, Sergio Caballero. Brazil and the region: an emergent power and the South-American regional integration. Rev. bras. polít. int. [online]. 2011, vol.54, n.2, pp.158-172. ISSN 1983-3121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-73292011000200008.
In recent years, Brazil is becoming a global power and, at the same time, it is often considered as the regional leader. In this paper, we tackle with the growing role of Brazil in the international arena while tensions among neighbors are also increasing. What are Brazilian foreign policy priorities: regional bonds or global affairs?
Keywords : Brazil; regional integration; Mercosur.