A Argentina não é um país do BRICS – mesmo se crescesse 10% ao ano

Os acadêmicos e observadores de política externa que escrevem sobre a sigla BRICS estiveram em tumulto nas últimas semanas. O motivo é um rumor de que a Argentina - um caso econômico perdido que em breve será ...

Book review: “The BRICs Superpower Challenge” by Kwang Ho Chun

The BRICs Superpower Challenge: Foreign and Security Policy Analysis by Kwang Ho Chun. Ashgate, 2013. 231 pages, $113.95 (
In the vast literature on emerging powers and the future of global order, the BRICS ...


Can the BRICS avoid the “Power South vs. Poor South” Dynamic?

Bridging the gap between the Global North and Global South was one of the key ambitions when global leaders created the G20 in response to the global financial crisis of 1997-99. In the same way, supporters of the BRICS and ...


Cúpula do BRICS é possibilidade de fortalecer laços globais e regionais do Brasil

Os BRICS não são um grupo.
Martin Wolf, Financial Times
É hora de se despedir dos Brics.
Philip Stephens, Financial Times
A falta de unidade é sintoma das incompatibilidades subjacentes dos membros do ...

Looking back: The 2nd BRIC Summit in Brasília in 2010

The BRIC label shows (…) the key characteristic of the current global transformation: The paradigm that developing countries cannot be relevant actors is no longer true. Roberto Jaguaribe, Brazil’s Sherpa to the ...

Curso de Férias: “Politics of the Global South: An International Relations Perspective”

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BRICS Summit is Chance to Strengthen Brazil’s Global and Regional Ties

The BRICS are not a group.
Martin Wolf, Financial Times
It’s time to bid farewell to the Brics.
Philip Stephens, Financial Times
Lack of unity is symptomatic of the BRICS members’ underlying ...


BRICS: There Is More Than Just the Summits

When BRICS leaders come together in Fortaleza in mid-July, analysts from around the world will have a quick look at the dynamics during the meeting and the 6th summit declaration, and then offer their view on the future of ...

BRICS: One Should Socialize More
The article is available in Russian here.
Oliver Stuenkel firmly believes that if ordinary Brazilians, South Africans, Indians, Russians and Chinese people ...

Argentina is not a BRICS country – even if it grew 10% per year

Argentina's Foreign Minister Hector Timerman (left) in Moscow
The small group of academics and foreign policy observers that care and write about the BRICS acronym has been in uproar for the past weeks. The reason is a ...