Will the generals stay the course?
Could they break with him, at peril to their institutional interests?
These questions, crucial to Brazilian politics, have no obvious answer.
Jair Bolsonaro is in a tight spot. Bedevilled by a pandemic whose seriousness he does not recognise and confronted with political rivals who are gathering strength, the Brazilian president nonetheless seems to have…
His rhetoric invokes values cherished in the barracks – order, nationalism and authority.
But as pressure on his government mounts, with the…