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Stop saying that we are in a new Cold War

It is common to see analyzes saying that we are entering a new Cold War. This usually happens with each more incisive move made by the Chinese government. Basically the idea is that the United States would be on a pole of power and China would come to occupy the opposite pole, questioning American power. Ainda que possa ser […]

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Violence and Oppression: Protests in Belarus

Desde agosto de 2020 Belarus faces strong instability and experiences a growing wave of protests against President Aleksandr Lukashenko. O descontentamento da população tornou-se evidente já no período que antecipou as eleições que garantiram a Lukashenko o seu sexto mandato, num processo marcado por suspeitas de fraudes eleitorais e opressão de oposições políticas. […]

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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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The end of the Multilateral System, that was never multilareal

The World Trade Organization is not an institution that was created at the Bretton Woods Conference, in 1944. But it is possible to say that it is the result of this process, insofar as it is a direct result of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (called GATT), from the so-called Uruguay Round. Isso é importante […]

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The Arctic beyond geopolitics

Recent research indicates that the ozone hole has narrowed in the Southern Hemisphere, but it opened up in the Northern Hemisphere. To get an idea, global warming in the region is twice as intense as the global average. In addition to the possible environmental impacts, essa é uma região que deverá chamar mais a atenção […]

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Forever Putin?

In 15 last january, during his annual speech to the nation Russian President Vladimir Putin announced his desire to reform the Russian political system through a constitutional amendment. Soon after his speech Putin received from the hands of his Prime Minister, Dmitri Medvedev, his resignation and his entire cabinet of ministers. Horas […]

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US-Iran conflict: Trump's bravado and risks to NATO and Brazil

The year of 2020 just started and US President Donald Trump has already made the world tremble. In 03 Last January, the United States Armed Forces carried out a bold and spectacular military operation around the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. Os mísseis lançados por uma aeronave não tripulada e operada de […]

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

A recente e profunda crise da Organização Mundial do Comércio (OMC) é apenas o mais recente sinal do definhamento da ordem econômica mundial. Em artigo de opinião recentemente publicado pelo Washington Post, o professor em política internacional Daniel Drezner antevê o fim da ordem econômica liberal como a conhecemos.[i] De fato há indícios que a […]

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THE “affair” Xi Jinping @ Vladimir Putin

For years - and for years… - China and Russia / USSR were the “best enemies”. Brothers of ideological faith, separated them which underlies many relationships between nations: to dispute hair power. That is, the communist creed was not enough to nuance such a geopolitical reality. The roots of this conflict go back to the time when […]

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A saga – or puzzles – from Syria…

Donald Trump decidiu, in your “great and unmatched wisdom” (sic), order the withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria and end what he called "an endless war". This gave the ally "Democratic Forces of Syria" (FDS), milícia curda que controla parte da fronteira entre a Síria e a Turquia e detém […]

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