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Brazil’s ‘lessons’ for Arab rebels


During Brazil’s two decades of military dictatorship, it would have been unthinkable that a female former revolutionary would lead the country in the 21st century. That transition, from autocracy to democracy, might offer some lessons for rebels across the Arab world, Brazil’s longest serving foreign minister told a forum organised by the Al Jazeera Centre for Studies in Doha, Qatar. “Who would have thought an intellectual, a metal worker and a kind of revolutionary would follow a military dictatorship?” Celso Amorim, the former foreign minister and career diplomat, told a crowd on Thursday, speaking about Brazil’s former and current leaders. READ MORE>>>>

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