Book Review: “Can the Elephant Dance?” by David M. Malone

Book review: "Can the Elephant Dance?" by David M. Malone. Oxford University Press (2002). 448 pages, U$ 32.95 (Paperback,
David Malone’s book on Indian foreign policy, it must be said from the outset, is ...


As Brazil turns into 6th largest economy, unfamiliar challenges loom

As a report earlier this week by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) noted, Brazil has just overtaken the UK as the world's sixth largest economy. Merely one year ago, it displaced Italy from the seventh ...


2011’s most popular articles: “How immigration will change Brazil” and more

1. How immigration will change Brazil (April 10)
As we're stuck in traffic on Avenida Paulista, São Paulo's most famous boulevard, the cab driver interrupts our small talk, struggling to hide his disbelief and skepticism. ...


Book review: “The New Brazil” by Riordan Roett

Book review: The New Brazil. By Riordan Roett. Brookings Institutions Press, 2011. 178 pages. $19.79 (kindle,
In this concise and very accessible book, Riordan Roett, one of the United States' leading Brazil ...

10 Issues to Watch in International Politics in 2012

  10. Is Central America doomed?
After Mexico’s President Calderon’s crackdown against drug trafficking, resulting in unprecedented levels of violence in the country (about 50,000 deaths since 2006), ...