BRICS

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

Are the BRICS breaking up?

The recent virtual BRICS summit, which brought together the heads of state and government of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, was interesting as much for what did not happen as for what did.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

While US contemplates what else to “turn off” in the world, Argentina and Iran applied to join BRICS, Russia says

Iran has submitted an application to become a member in the group of emerging economies known as the BRICS, an Iranian official said on Monday.

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

In the age of massive global changes

Fundamental changes are taking place in the international system at a rapid pace. As a matter of fact, more chang-es have taken place in the world in the past 20 years than in the previous 200 years.

July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018

The BRICS in a multipolar world

This week, South Africa is hosting the tenth annual gathering of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa). When the first BRIC summit was held in 2009 (South Africa was added in 2010), the world was in the throes of a financial crisis of the developed world's making, and the increasingly dynamic BRIC bloc represented the future.

September 4, 2017
September 4, 2017

China pledges new funding for BRICS as group opposes protectionism

China will give $80 million in funding for BRICS cooperation plans, Chinese President Xi Jinping says, while the bloc of five emerging countries pledge to oppose protectionism.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

The Great Populists

The first challenge to the Western hegemony that followed the collapse of Communism in Europe was the emergence of the so-called...