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Sean W Burges

Sean W Burges is a senior lecturer in international relations at the Australian National University and visiting scholar at Carleton University.

He is the author of Brazil in the World: The International Relations of a South American Giant; Brazilian Foreign Policy After the Cold War; and over 30 scholarly articles and book chapters on inter-American affairs and South-South relations.

Corruption

The scandal and tragedy of Lula's corruption conviction

Former President Lula's conviction shows that in Brazil it is impossible to govern without playing the corruption game.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's presidential diplomacy deal?

Trump is treating the US as a business venture and replacing the 'art of diplomacy' with the 'art of the deal'.