RIO DE JANEIRO - Last week Brazil and the U.S. signed a defense pact, which brings to mind interesting military reflections. The renowned military philosopher Clausewitz defines war as "a continuation of policy by other means", and the emerging role of Brazil as an international oil source seems to raise the stakes of the South American giant.
In the world stage Brazil may not register among many military scholar's highlights, but in it's short history there has . . .