Brazilian Intellectual Outlines the Triumph of Cultural Marxism

Cliff Kincaid, the Director of the Accuracy in Media’s Center for Investigative Journalism, recently interviewed anti-communist Brazilian writer and philosopher Olavo de Carvalho. It is a great history lesson on cultural Marxism and how it has infected the Western Hemisphere and beyond. Yleem and I have had the pleasure of meeting Mr. de Carvalho a few times …

Nations spy on each other. Big deal. No Apology for Brazil’s President

Nations spy on each other. Big deal. In fact, societies have been doing so since before the creation of the modern nation-state. Someone in the Obama Administration should remind counterparts in Mexico and Brazil that without it, the world as we know it would cease to exist. According to numerous news accounts, Mexico and Brazil …

Brazil’s Rocket Envy Aside, Iran Ally Nets $50,000,000 Worth of Sensitive U.S. Technology

Gilberto Câmara, General Director of Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), earlier this summer said that putting humans in outer space was a “complete waste of money,” adding that the U.S. space program “only serves the purpose of maintaining what Eisenhower called the industrial military complex.”  Câmara’s barb was not the first, and certainly not the …

No Nukes? Then Allow IAEA Inspectors Full Access in Brazil

The day after the United Nations Security Council adopts a resolution on nuclear security, not only do the Iranians says that are building another nuclear reactor, but a neighbor in the Western Hemisphere says that Brazil should have nuclear weapons.  While this is not the first time Brazilian officials make such comments in public places, …

Elhefnawy: The Next Wave of Nuclear Proliferation, Regional Considerations

While it barely generates the media attention that Iran or North Koreahas during the past few years, there are leaders in Latin America, South America to be exact, who have hinted that nuclear weaponization programs are a “right” of developing countries.   Despite public acts to the country such as signing on to key non-proliferation treaties or …

Beware of Strangers Bearing (Nuclear) Gifts

Russia Offers Nuclear Technology To Brazil The Russian nuclear agency, Rosatom, is offering Brazil advanced uranium refining technology and new nuclear power plants. “We have a firm conviction that if modern technologies were used here, then natural uranium reserves in Brazil could be increased by many times, at least threefold but possibly five- or tenfold,” …

Brazil Wants U.S. Assistance on Nuclear Waste Matters, But What About Complete Access?

This week, U.S. Department of Energy officials are meeting with counterparts in Brazil to discuss energy cooperation.  At about the same time Brazil announced new construction to complete another civilian nuclear reactor, Brazil’s Energy Secretary said this week that Brazil could benefit from U.S. technology and experiences in dealing with nuclear waste.  The U.S. should consider the request, …