Brazil: The Quadros Line

Since President Janio Quadros took power in Brazil seven weeks ago, no one save Quadros himself has been entirely sure where Brazil's foreign policy was heading. Some of Quadros' countrymen accused him of planning to deliver Brazil into the neutralist camp; others, despite denials from Foreign Minister Afonso Arinos, thought Janio's overriding ambition was simply to pull a few tail feathers out of the U.S. eagle. Last week, in his first State of the Nation address to Brazil's Congress, Janio sought to clear matters up.

Born Free. Janio denied that he is a neutralist. Said he: "Inspired by the ideals...