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Varia Historia

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AVILA, Carlos Federico Domínguez. Brazilian arms in Central America: a study in the perspective of the Brazilian's Arms Transfer Policy - PNEMEM (1974-1991). Varia hist. [online]. 2009, vol.25, n.41, pp. 293-314. ISSN 0104-8775.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-87752009000100015.

The paper explores the Brazilian's Arms Transfer Policy and its impact in the Brazilian-Central American relations between 1970 and 1990. The text suggests that arms transfer has relevant politics, economics and strategic consequences, particularly in countries with national or regional conflicts. The paper uses some information from the Brazil's Foreign Affairs Archives.

Keywords : Brazil; Central America; weapons; International relations of Latin American countries.

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