Tag: Grand Strategy

A new perspective on the grand strategy of the patron of Brazilian diplomacy: Rio Branco, grand strategy and naval power – an interview with João Paulo Alsina Jr.

The grand strategy of the Baron of Rio Branco and the role that the naval reorganization program (1904-1910) played in Brazil foreign policy is an issue that still raises some controversy. The author of a paper on this subject published in Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional – RBPI vol. 57 n° 2 (2014) speaks in an interview about the domestic and international constraints that the program and the world vision of the patron of Brazilian diplomacy regarding the instrumentality of military power for driving foreign policy. Read More →