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Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah is research director of the Igarapé Institute and also director of policy and research at the SecDev Group.

The Trouble With Brazil's Expanding Arms Trade

With weapons appearing in Yemen and transferring to repressive regimes, Brazil's arms policies are outdated and out of step with its peaceful aims.

Science & Tech

Why Brazil Put Its Military In Charge of Cyber Security

Brazil's military approach to cyber insecurity is consistent with a broader effort to find a role for the Brazilian armed forces in the 21st century. By Robert Muggah and Misha Glenny