Browsing by Author "Zirker, Daniel"

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  • The Brazilian military under Cardoso: Overcoming the identity crisis

    Martins-Filho, Joao R.; Zirker, Daniel (University of Miami, 2000)
    In Brazil, an era of military confusion and dissatisfaction that followed the end of the Cold War has largely dissipated since the mid-1990s. Despite scarce federal resources under current economic policies, the Cardoso ...
  • Cablegate and the continuing U.S. penetration of Brazil (Cablegate e a Penetração continuada dos EEUU do Brasil)

    Zirker, Daniel (Universidade Federal do Ceará, 2015)
    Jan Black outlined the US penetration of Brazilian politics in the 1960s and 1970s, including the linkages with military and business elites, revealing their compromise on national sovereignty. Based on cables released by ...
  • Clean and green with deepening shadows? a non-complacent view of corruption in New Zealand

    Gregory, Robert; Zirker, Daniel (2013)
    New Zealand has long been regarded as a country with little or no governmental corruption. In recent times it has been ranked consistently as one of the five least corrupt countries in the world, on Transparency International’s ...
  • Conclusion

    Zirker, Daniel (Lexington Books (an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.), 2015)
    Two critical points are highlighted in this examination of what we have chosen to call "quasi-ethnic identities" in military establishments: First, that although the emergence of this phenomenon has been, at best, gradual ...
  • Defining a US defence diplomacy for Brazil at the beginning of the century

    Zirker, Daniel (2009)
    At the beginning of the 1990s, the US military was apparently considered to be a significant threat by the Brazilian Armed Forces. Other military establishments in the Hemisphere likewise expressed a lack of confidence, ...

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