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Cloister Memorial
Asia, U.S, Europe, France, Laos

Cloister Memorial

With regard to a matter from the "Fantastic" about the bombs in Laos COPE - Laos. Photo by Fausto Godoy - Personal archive. Today's “Fantastic” program featured a poignant story on the issue of mines that have not yet been deactivated in Laos and that cause enormous physical damage to the population. To recap the question: US bombing in Laos (1964-1973) was part of an attempt by the “Central Intelligence Agency” /C.I.A. to eradicate or group "Pathet Lao", allied to North Vietnam and the Soviet Union during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). In the context of the Cold War, o Laos, officially neutral, became one of the main battlefields between the United States and China / Soviet Union. Photo by Fausto Godoy - Personal archive. Americans' efforts to save ...
The paralysis of the WTO or the end of the world economic order that we know
Americas, Saudi Arabia, world Bank, Brazil, China, U.S, Studies, Europe, IMF, France, GATT, OIC, OMC, International Organizations, Russia

The paralysis of the WTO or the end of the world economic order that we know

WTO building, in Geneva The recent and profound crisis of the World Trade Organization (OMC) is just the latest sign of the wasting of the world economic order. In opinion article recently published by the Washington Post, the professor in international politics Daniel Drezner foresees the end of the liberal economic order as we know it.[i] In fact, there are indications that the world economy is entering a new (of)order protection-based economic. It is not just the end of liberalism as reasoned by Prof. Drezner, we also run the risk of reaching the end of the principle of economic cooperation. The world economic order we know was forged by iron and fire at the end of World War II and expanded since the end of the cold war. Set in motion in the west to ...
La nave va (II)… ou a visita de Xi Jinping à Europa
China, Europe, France, Italy

La nave va (II)… ou a visita de Xi Jinping à Europa

Xi Jinping acaba de retornar à China após uma viagem de “sedução” à Itália e França na busca de convencer os dois governos a integrar o seu ambicioso projeto de unir a Ásia à Europa e à África na reconstituição da que foi a maior via de integração econômica e civilizacional da História da humanidade: a Rota da Seda. Conforme se sabe. a “Road and Belt Initiaitive” de sua inspiração, amparada pelos trilhões de dólares de reservas de que a RPC dispõe para concretizar o projeto, busca consolidar o sonho do mandatário chinês de, pela integração intercontinental, transformar a economia chinesa na mola motora da geoeconomia pós-industrial. Ela vai “in tandem” com o seu outro projeto, igualmente ambicioso, o plano “Made in China 2025”, que elegeu dez setores de ponta para elevar a Repúbli...