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What to look out for in the run-up to the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen

 
In less than four months, the leaders of the five BRICS nations will gather in the charming city of Xiamen in Fujian Province. It will be a high-point of a year that has seen an unprecedented degree of Chinese ...



Can China Union Pay challenge Visa and Mastercard?

 
As the Chinese government welcomes leaders from around the world for its Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, analysts will ask: is the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative a plan to overthrow the existing global ...



No Easy Way Forward for Bolivia, With or Without Morales

 
http://americasquarterly.org/content/no-easy-way-forward-bolivia-or-without-morales
BY OLIVER STUENKEL
MAY 4, 2017
Even as Bolivia’s president flirts with authoritarianism, the opposition is failing to ...



The domestic politics of Brazilian foreign policy

 
The debate about how to explain Brazilian foreign policy is often dominated by analyses of the President, the Foreign Minister and the ruling party, whose ideological convictions are thought to have a strong impact ...



Was Dilma Rousseff an international affairs wonk at heart?

 What was she thinking?
It will take another five to ten years before the first more sophisticated books on the foreign policy of the Rousseff government (2011-2016) will be published. Anything written before that will ...