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China and the Rise of Competing Modernities

Book review: When China Rules the World. The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World. by Martin Jacques. Penguin, 2012, 848 pages (U$ 15.14, paperback, www.amazon.com)
Five years ago, Martin Jacques ...



CICA: Another step towards a Post-American security architecture in Asia?

In the wake of unprecedented Chinese institutional entrepreneurship, several analysts (myself included)have pointed to the creation of a potential Chinese-led "parallel order", which would, while not confrontational, ...


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Book launch: “The BRICS and the Future of Global Order”

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Brazil should join China’s new development bank

Observation: This article was published on March 19. On March 27, Brazil announced that it would join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.This move will grant Brasília a seat the table during discussions about the ...


Entrevista com o jornal Brasil Econômico sobre o Banco Asiático de Investimento em Infraestrutura (AIIB)

Banco de investimento chinês cria era de multipolaridade, diz especialista
Oliver Stuenkel, especialista da FGV em emergentes, diz que os EUA usam a ajuda militar como principal moeda de troca para impedir a adesão de ...


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Interview: Why the BRICS will remain an important force in world affairs in 2015 and beyond

By Justin McDonnell March 17, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/03/interview-oliver-stuenkel/
Oliver Stuenkel is an assistant professor of International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo ...


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Brazilian Foreign Policy: Is There Room for Activism in Times of Hardship?

Last week, FGV's Center of International Relations, in cooperation with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), invited a group of leading academics, journalists, activists and diplomats to São Paulo to discuss possible ...


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Why Britain is right to join China’s new development bank

In a rare open disagreement between London and Washington, aligned on virtually any major foreign policy issue over the past decades, Britain has become the first major Western government to apply for membership in the ...


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Why China would benefit from Western SWIFT sanctions against Russia

Since last year, a small but vocal number of Western commentators and politicians have been calling for banning Russia from the SWIFT payment system, a move that would impact Russia's economy far more than the economic ...


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OBOR: China’s Pivot to Eurasia

This month, Xi Jinping will complete two years as China's President. Domestically, Xi has made his mark by an unprecedented and controversial crackdown on corruption and the creation of a personality cult not seen since the ...