Paulo Roberto da Silva Gomes Filho

Army Cavalry Officer, graduated from the Military Academy of Agulhas Negras, in 1990. He was commander of the 11th Mechanized Cavalry Regiment, in Ponta Porã / MS; instructor at the Military Academy of Agulhas Negras, the School for the Improvement of Officers and the Army Command and Staff School. Currently serves on the Ground Operations Command - RATE - in Brasília / DF. Published articles are of personal opinion. Does not speak on behalf of the Army. The ideas expressed here are the result of his professional experience and the studies he carried out.
Lebanon tragedy
Israel, Lebanon, Middle East

Lebanon tragedy

Photo of the port of Beirut after the explosion 5/8/2020 (AP Photo / Hussein Malla) The violent explosion in the port of Beirut caused more than two hundred deaths and thousands of injuries. A região do entorno do porto ficou completamente destruída, mas os efeitos da onda de choque causaram estragos mesmo a dezenas de quilômetros do epicentro. Após um momento de perplexidade pela gravidade do ocorrido, a cidade foi tomada por protestos nos quais a população, enfurecida com as autoridades, acusadas de negligência, exigia a renúncia do Primeiro Ministro Hassan Diab, o que acabou ocorrendo no último dia 10 de agosto, only 6 dias após a tragédia. A fúria da população se explica. Afinal, tudo indica que a causa da explosão tenha sido a combustão de 2.750 ton de nitrato de amônio, armaze...
The increasingly strained relations between the USA and China
Americas, Asia, China, U.S

The increasingly strained relations between the USA and China

China announced, on the last day 24 July, the order for the United States to close the country's consulate in Chengdu, important city with about 4,6 millons of citizens. It was retaliation for closing, by the USA, of the Chinese consulate in Houston. On the eve, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, visiting Yorba Linda, California, he had spoken[1] using harsh rhetoric against the Chinese communist party or the rulers of that country. Ironically, the location of the speech was Richard Nixon's hometown, the American president responsible for the rapprochement of the USA with China in the decade of 1970. Like this, the two countries step up another step in escalating tensions that have characterized relations between Washington and Beijing, especialmente nos últimos dois...