March 29, 2012

Can the BRICS Create a New World Order?

Simon Tisdall, The Guardian

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Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa seek a multipolar world – but some argue they're bound by anti-Americanism..

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March 22, 2012
The Cracks in the BRICS
Brahma Chellaney, Project Syndicate
As it prepares to hold its latest annual summit in New Delhi on March 28-29, the BRICS grouping – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – remains a concept in search of a common identity and ... more ››
March 28, 2012
BRICS the Defenders of the Developing World
Hu Jintao, The Hindu
In a written interview with BRICS media on the eve of the New Delhi summit, Chinese President Hu Jintao outlines his vision of the role the five-nation grouping can play at the global level. more ››
March 19, 2012
It's Time to De-Russianize the BRICS
Robert Kelly, The Duck of Minerva
Russia isn't a great power anymore. It’s not rising in any meaningful sense of that word in international relations theory. Its population is contracting at a startling rate. The average lifespan is declining. Alcoholism... more ››
March 25, 2012
A World Headed for De-Globalization?
Irwin Stelzer, Weekly Standard
We may be entering an era of creeping de-globalization. It is one thing to be generous with the perceived foibles of your trading partners when your economy is growing and jobs are plentiful. It is quite another to decide to... more ››
March 21, 2012
BRICS: An Imaginary Alliance
Geopolitical Monitor
The BRIC acronym has served to add a dramatic flair to shifting global power structures by envisioning a club of up-and-coming BRIC countries challenging a world order built on the bedrock of imperialism. But this... more ››