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The BRICS as a rehearsal for the new Bretton Woods

2015 is a potentially important year for the Brazilian international positioning, was when the New Development Bank was created (https://www.ndb.int/) by the formed BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). The Bank came as an alternative to the already consolidated World Bank (https://www.worldbank.org/en/who-we-are/ibrd) and Inter-American Development Bank (https://www.iadb.org/pt/sobre-o-bid/visao-geral). Ainda que o […]

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From Pompeo to the UN, the difficult support of the idea of ​​non-interference

O desgaste da visita do Secretário de Estado dos Estados Unidos, Mike Pompeo, to Roraima only increases. In the article Brazil enters the US electoral game we saw the electoral reasons for the visit, now we see an impact on Brazilian politics. Interessante observar um posicionamento tímido tanto do Ministério de Relações Exteriores quando da presidência […]

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Brazil enters the US election game

In 18/9/2020 the United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, made a quick visit to Brazil. Given the importance of the position, an important agenda was expected between the governments of the United States and Brazil. But the reality was quite different: o governo brasileiro abriu as portas do território para que o […]

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Brazil loses space to China in South America

Brazil is a country with a disproportionate size in relation to its neighbors, especially in economic terms. The result of this is that the country ends up playing “of course” a gravitational force, making the other South American countries end up having their economies very dependent on the Brazilian economy. Essa condição não era diferente nem mesmo quando […]

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Aligning is not submitting – the strange Brazil / United States case

On different occasions, we can see how Brazilian government leaders affirm the alignment they seek with the United States. From President Bolsonaro and his children to Chancellor Ernesto Araújo, you can see statements of how we are aligned and how it will benefit the country. It is interesting to note that they cannot explain what benefits we will have, reduzindo muito […]

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Latin America and BRICS: where Brazil should look

The current Brazilian foreign policy has occurred erratically. Although it is argued that it seeks new alignments, the truth is that there is no clear line, based on the pursuit of the country's interests. But not everything is the fault of the current direction that is imprinted on foreign policy, the world has changed and posed new challenges. […]

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The problem of Brazilian foreign policy is not ideology, but the absence of a project

Brazilian foreign policy has always been a source of pride for the country, mainly due to the internationally recognized capacity of its diplomats. Brazilian diplomats have managed to play a calming role in countless moments. Be it for creativity in finding new balance between dissonant movements, either by the weighted position defended. Esse perfil dos diplomatas não é algo deste […]

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West x East x Covid-19 = ???

” Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet,Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat;But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth,When two strong men stand face to face, though they come from the ends of the earth! “(“The Ballad of […]

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Jair Messias Bolsonaro e o “agent provocateur”

 “Agent provocateur” é o nome que a ciência política dá aquele agitador que infiltrado nas hostes do inimigo, causa prejuízos imensos. Não se sabe de onde ele vem, mas sabe-se que causará acidente mortal para um dos lados. Sim, o presidente já teve um acidente no interior de Minas onde o suspeito é um “agent […]

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Negócio(s) from China

A recente desistência da Boeing do contrato de parceria firmado com a Embraer em meio a uma das maiores crises do setor aeronáutico destes últimos tempos levantou dúvidas sobre o futuro da empresa brasileira. Esta crise coincide com o momento em que a pandemia da Covid19 assola o planeta e causa um enorme estrago no […]

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