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In a recent Reuters article, "Brazilian mouse made U.S. elephant run on trade: Lula," Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula compared the recent Brazilian victories in trade disputes against the United States to a small mouse frightening an elephant.  President Lula explained how, in the past, Brazil has never dared to challenge U.S. trade policy but recent victories in trade disputes against the US has changed this.  Specifically, he likened it to "when you put a mouse near the elephant and see how the beast trembles and wets itself."

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