ISSN 2674-8053

Middle East

Reforma also HIM: between the need for modernization and the search for hegemony
Americas, Brazil, Europe, Israel, HIM-HER-IT, International Organizations, Middle East, Palestine, Russia, Ukraine

Reforma also HIM: between the need for modernization and the search for hegemony

The United Nations (HIM-HER-IT), created in the aftermath of World War II, has been a milestone in international cooperation and the search for global peace and security. Yet, the world has changed drastically since 1945, presenting new geopolitical challenges, economic and environmental. Given these transformations, there is a growing call for reform of UN institutions and mechanisms, aiming to adapt to new global realities. Reform is necessary not only to make the organization more representative and effective, but also to ensure it can tackle complex contemporary issues, from regional conflicts to climate change. However, the path to reform is undermined by geopolitical interests, where proposals from countries like the United States and ...
Monetary supremacy: US and European control over the global financial system
Americas, Cuba, U.S, Europe, Will, International Organizations, Middle East, Russia, European Union, Venezuela

Monetary supremacy: US and European control over the global financial system

The dominance of the international monetary and financial system by the United States and Europe constitutes one of the most significant manifestations of power on the contemporary world stage.. This article explores how this joint hegemony has been employed as an economic weapon against countries that challenge Western interests., illustrating the impacts of this dynamic through concrete examples such as Cuba, Russia, Iran and Venezuela. In Cuba, the prolonged imposition of sanctions by the US, with tacit support from European allies, underlines the West's ability to economically isolate a country. The embargo, reinforced by international financial measures, not only severely restricts the Cuban economy, but also its ability to operate within the global financial system, obviously...
Intertwined perspectives: Israel, Palestine and the role of Brazil
Americas, Brazil, Israel, Middle East, Palestine

Intertwined perspectives: Israel, Palestine and the role of Brazil

The conflict between Israel and Palestine, one of the most deep-rooted and complex geopolitical disputes in modern history, continues to be a hotbed of instability in the Middle East region. This article aims to analyze the nuances of this conflict, incorporating Brazil's position and evaluating the implications of this stance for the country and regional dynamics. The Israeli-Palestinian issue has its roots in the early 20th century, with the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, approved by the UN, which triggered massive displacements and territorial disputes. This scenario gave rise to a series of conflicts and intifadas, shaping the political landscape of the Middle East and generating global repercussions. currently, the impact of the conflict goes beyond the borders of Israel and Palestine, directly affecting p...
The War between Israel and Palestine: Brazilian interests and the importance of the conflict for Brazil
Americas, Brazil, Israel, Middle East, Palestine

The War between Israel and Palestine: Brazilian interests and the importance of the conflict for Brazil

The long and complex dispute between Israel and Palestine is one of the most enduring and polarizing conflicts in the contemporary world.. Although geographically distant, Brazil has significant reasons to closely monitor developments in this issue. In this article, we will address Brazilian interests in the region and why the future of this conflict is relevant for Brazil, without taking sides on any of the sides involved. 1. Commercial and Economic Relations The Middle East, where the conflict unfolds, It is a region rich in natural resources, especially oil and gas. Brazil, over the years, established significant trade relations with several countries in the region. Stability in the Middle East is crucial to ensuring the continuity of these relations and avoiding fluctuations..
Global Consequences of the Conflict between Israel and Palestine: Economic Impacts and World Stability
Americas, Asia, China, U.S, Europe, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, Russia

Global Consequences of the Conflict between Israel and Palestine: Economic Impacts and World Stability

The conflict between Israel and Palestine, that lasts for decades, It is an issue that transcends regional borders. Its ramifications have the potential to reconfigure the world order, both economic and political. Let's deepen our analysis of the possible repercussions of this conflict on the international scene. 1. Economic Impacts Oil Price Fluctuation: Detailing: The Middle East is responsible for a significant portion of world oil production. Any instability may interrupt supply, leading to a sudden increase in prices. Global Repercussion: Economies that rely heavily on oil imports, such as the European Union and India, may face energy crises and inflation. Besides that, exporting countries, like Ru....
the islam, iran, Kurdistan and Hijab
Will, Middle East

the islam, iran, Kurdistan and Hijab

Women police officers of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Photo Wikimedia Commons “The letter 24: 30 – Tell believers to keep their gazes low and keep their modesty, because it is more beneficial for them: Allah is well aware of everything they do;24:31 – Tell the faithful to reserve their gazes, keep your modesty and don't show your attractions, in addition to those (usually) appear; that they cover their laps with their veils and do not show their attractiveness, except your husbands, your parents, your in-laws, your children, your stepchildren, your brothers, your nephews, to the women his servants, their servants exempt from sexual needs, or children who do not discern the nudity of women; don't shake your feet, lest they call attention to their hidden attractions. O faithful, vo...
<a></a><a></a>The fragility of Turkish democracy: the case of Osman Kavala
Middle East, Turkey

The fragility of Turkish democracy: the case of Osman Kavala

RK/dpa/rtr Article written by Karen Laura Feliciano and Laura Araújo Cariolin Turkey is a country that has immense vulnerability in its democracy. Its president is the religious conservative Recep Tayyip Erdogan., who has been in power for more than 15 years, since 2003, after the formation of the Islamist AKP party. Erdogan went from prime minister of Turkey to president in 2014, after making a change in the system of government. Outraged by the state of democracy in the country, the figure of Osmar Kavala appears, an activist of 64 years, who was recently accused of links to the Gezi protests of 2013 and the attempted coup 2016, both considered by Erdogan to be part of an international conspiracy to overthrow him. In this sense, Kavala was sentenced in April 2022 for try...
Deportation of Syrian immigrants to Denmark
Denmark, Middle East, Syria

Deportation of Syrian immigrants to Denmark

Karen Alves Andersson & Laura Rana Rossi Denmark and its anti-immigration policy, that seeks “to be a country without parallel societies and without ghettos by 2030”, has been criticized by human rights organizations and by the UN itself for its harsh policies on refugees and xenophobia when dealing with immigrants in the country., mainly with Muslims. Although Denmark is known as a country that offers its people basic principles of a well-developed and progressive society - how low social inequality, safety, quality education and health, these are speeches coming from the government itself that say they are determined to reach the “zero refugees” mark and will be a population “limited to westerners”. These are the lines of u....
Another crisis in the Holy Land
Israel, Middle East, Palestine

Another crisis in the Holy Land

After weeks of escalating tensions, the most serious crisis involving Israelis and Palestinians is underway, since 2014. The world is following the press and the internet on the pyrotechnics of scenes of rocket explosions launched by Hamas against various Israeli cities and of the Israeli Defense Forces air and artillery bombings on the Gaza Strip.. Civilian casualties can now be counted in the hundreds. In addition to actions in the military field, the dispute for winning support, sympathies or allies is fought with ferocity, through, and people who observe from afar see themselves in the crossfire of the war of narratives, exposed who are undergoing serious analysis, but also pure advertising, often unable to differentiate one from the other. The bag...
Tensions between France and Turkey make it harder for Turks to enter the European Union
Europe, France, International Organizations, Middle East, Turkey, European Union

Tensions between France and Turkey make it harder for Turks to enter the European Union

Presidentes Tayyip Erdogan (Turkey) and Emmanuel Macron (France) In March 2021, the current president of France, Emmanuel Macron, warned against Turkish interference in the French elections of 2022 during an interview for France television channel 5. In the interview, claimed that Turkey disseminated the state's lie policies through the media. In 2018, Macron had already closed the doors of the European Union to the entry of Turkey for the next few years, a process that started some time ago 57 years, and proposed, as an alternative, a partnership. The Turkish Head of State, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, lamented the posture of the Europeans in blocking the entry of their country into the bloc, holding that there is no other country in the same position as Turkey, of suffering retaliation for possible interference, on...