Among others, there are the recurrent border conflicts aggravated by all sorts of illicit activities, particularly drug trafficking. Also, disputes of fiscal or customs nature which often come up as commercial barriers involving specific groups of products, or disagreements derived from the intensification of migratory flows, generally concerning the large contingent of Brazilians who settled down in Paraguay decades ago, and more recently in Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela and French Guiana.
However, there is consensus in opinion among specialists that the most important potential risk for the future of integration is the one stemmed from the deepening in the asymmetry among the countries in the region. Except for cases of minor importance, such as the recurrent picture of old border conflicts between Peru and Ecuador, Venezuela and Guiana, Peru and Chile, or even the Bolivian tragedy as a landlocked nation, what is actually risky is the presence and the recent increase of North American military apparatus in Colombian territory as previously mentioned , at first on the pretext to give support to this country to combat drug trafficking Colombia Plan , representing indeed a foothold of the superpower in the region, though.
All in all, this region represents the South American hot point, currently the major political-strategic and geopolitical friction, and this topic is surely a priority on the agenda of multilateral mutual consultation entities in the region. The second priority is the Amazon, considered the major national strategic vulnerability in the country.
The third one is the South Atlantic or the Blue Amazon , the newest Brazilian jurisdictional territory 4. In fact, with its more than five million square kilometers, the most important river basin in the world and the biggest tropical biodiversity of the planet, as well as its over eight thousand kilometers of boundaries, in itself would deserve a strategy qualitative by any state of the international community. At the height of the military regime, as previously mentioned, the geopolitics for this region materialized mainly by means of the so-called National Integration Plan On the one hand, this strategy of occupation especially for the national sovereignty defense, crystallized in practice ideas expressed by the old military geopolitics, as previously mentioned, and on the other hand, inspired critical studies of the new geopolitics developed in the country as from mid s.
The Amazon Ecological-Economic Zoning Program, which fostered a great deal of research on the physical-biotic and social-economic aspects of the region, in addition to subsidize policies focusing the regional and environmental planning in the scope of the nine Amazonian states is worthy of praise. On the one hand, there is a mix of various perceptions and scientific research results becoming stronger throughout the world, and which emphasize the impacts of this ecosystem in the functioning of the planet environment.
On the other hand, there is an ongoing revaluation of natural resources minerals, water resources, bioproducts, etc,. It is a conceptual and analytical attempt to rescue the imperative of Brazilian sovereignty over this region, at the same time that embodies the challenges of its decentralized and participatory management, grounded in international cooperation.
It regards the valuation or revaluation of the Brazilian coast, Brazilian jurisdictional waters and, why not say it, the South Atlantic.
This new strategic scenario of the country has been designed since mid s by means of application of U. Convention on the Law of the Sea principles, which allowed the country to establish its jurisdictional maritime waters, i.
There is also an ongoing increase in oil and gas exploration in the immense offshore deposits of the so-called Pre-Salt fields, some of which are located in the limits of the expanded Brazilian maritime area. Ultimately, what is important to keep in this process is the fact that nowadays the South Atlantic economy and politics have a new scale, move in a different way and this explains why it has become one of the most noticeable areas in the world geopolitics. The conflict was triggered with the invasion of the Islands by Argentinean forces, followed by a British reaction, which dislocated to the theater of operations a powerful task force.
It is located in the Northern portion of the South Atlantic, around two thousand kilometers from Recife and six thousand kilometers from Falkland Islands; since World War II, there is a North American base in operation on the island, as well as a strategic monitoring and electronic surveillance center for civil and military purposes. There is a close partnership between England and the United States that replicates in the South Atlantic the automatic alliance the two countries have kept for at least one century, and nowadays is illustrated by joint military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan, North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO and on other military bases operated in consortium, such as their powerful joint naval aviation on Diego Garcia Island, in the Indian Ocean.
According the International Institute of Strategic Studies , this country deployed huge military installation on the island, involving latest generation air and naval forces, such as combat and patrol vessels, bomber and transport aircraft, fighter aircraft, helicopters, and yet not officially admitted, a nuclear submarine patrolling the region. Among these, keeping its sovereignty over Falkland Islands at any cost is especially noteworthy.
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