Wednesday August 8, 2012 | 14:58
Brazil shows its military might in the Tripece Border with Paraguay and Argentina in a message to the world that is present in the region and alert.
Deployed 10,000 soldiers and Hilicopeteros, fighter on the border with Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia and Uruguay as part of a series of operations against crime and drug trafficking
“Operation Agate 5″ movilizaunos 10.000 Brazilian soldiers, planes, armored vehicles, combat helicopters and patrol boats on the borders with Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay as part of a series of operations against crime and drug trafficking
“It’s a border operation aimed, above all, the prosecution of crime,” said Brazilian Defense Minister Celso Amorim. However, some experts believe that with these massive military exercises while Brazil sends a message to the world of greatest of its vast border with 10 countries, as a guarantor of regional stability, with no other avenue and, arriving estreajeras military, Operation is sopreza done so, logo U.S. senators were in Ciudad del Este and Arab community accused of having terrorist cells that was rejected by the Brazilian Minister Celso Amorin, who concidera levianas the accusations and has no credibility.
Agatha began military operations earlier this year have helped the Brazilian authorities to seize drugs and other smuggled goods to the country and destroy clandestine landing of aircraft.
One goal is to mark a contrast with a past in which Brazil was accused of some negligence in the care of their borders, Paulo said Velasco, international relations expert at the University Candido Mendes. “But there are so subliminal message that Brazil is considering the issue better defense and balance of regional forces also”
Velasco ruled that this be done “in the sense of dominating or threatening neighbors,” but noted that in recent years invested in other South American countries strengthen their armed forces. “Brazil can not be neglected,” he said. “As a kind of spokesman and advocate balance stability in the region, must have a military power according to its diplomatic strategy.”
While Brazil has grown in recent years to become the sixth largest economy, also increased its diplomatic presence in the world and its military power. The South American giant has sought to develop its defense industry and its deterrence capacity, for example with the French Scorpene submarine purchase and transport helicopters.
Aware that all this is viewed closely by its neighbors, Brazil seeks to prevent Agate operations in the region are perceived as threatening or arrogant policy.
Without referring specifically to the operations Agate, Amorim himself suggested this week the need to improve communication between the Ministry of Defense and the Brazilian diplomacy. “We can go further in creating formal channels of communication and fluid,” said Amorim, who led the Brazilian Foreign Ministry during the Lula government.
even if a policy of “goodwill” Agatha operations exhibit the ability to control, communication and intelligence of Brazil. “Subtly you are showing that to the neighbors,”
the recent bilateral diplomatic crisis after the dismissal of the country’s president, Fernando Lugo. “Agate is an operation that sends several messages: crime, other countries
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