September 21, 2013
How the U.S. Got Burned by Brazil
Nikolas Gvosdev, World Politics Review
The Associated Press
The postponement of what would have been a state visit of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to Washington next month due to fallout over revelations of U.S. spying activities—a reaction that could have been mitigated through proper and prompt attention—is a stark reminder that U.S. administrations must be able to strike a balance between reacting to current events and laying the groundwork for the future.
TAGGED: Brazil, NSA, Edward Snowden, Barack Obama, Dilma Rousseff