Search: Brazil,USA (10 materials)

A South American NATO?

... also evidenced by the existence in the 19th century of the Empire of Brazil, which then also included Uruguay. The nature of Brazil, which covers a large part of the continent, is that of a large state – not by chance federal – projected like all ... ... great contemporary states towards the future of large political and spatial aggregations. Today, states of this type are the USA, the People's Republic of China and Russia, demonstrating the importance of geographical dimensions in this particular historical ...

10.04.2020

India and Latin America: When a Rising Power and an Emergent Growth Pole Engage

... signature moment, to get reduced to New Delhi’s moral hectoring and sense of taboo, over the apparent dearth of democratization across Latin America. It fell to Dr. Manmohan Singh, to break the yawning inexplicable hiatus in sojourns when he traveled to Brazil for the BRICS Summit in 2006. While Indian Presidents have frequented the region over the past decade, covering a wide gamut of countries including those lack incandescence across Central and South America, quintessentially reciprocating the steady ...

27.08.2019

Three Horizons of Brazil–Russia Relations

... leading to Moscow still remain, although they might not be quite as straight. In a recent interview, Mourão said he did not understand the point of an accelerated rapprochement between Brazil and Israel. It directly contradicted the idea of opening Brazil’s embassy in Jerusalem, which Bolsonaro proposed in support of a similar move by Trump. In the same interview , he quite unexpected asked, “Are we ready to pay any price to be fans of the Americans?” Could Russia consider such statements as an invitation to engage ...

11.02.2019

Can Trump Playbook Help Bolsonaro Make Brazil Great?

... as minister-director for U.S., Canada and Inter-American affairs. There is already buzz from the Esplanade (the power center in Brazil, like "the Kremlin";) gossip columnists that Brazil is considering moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (like neighbor Paraguay has done) and that Brazil will let its participation in the BRICS fade away without formally announcing a withdrawl from the group, which, after all, was created by a senior official of Goldman-Sachs, who are major players in the buying and selling of U.S. Treasury securities....

07.09.2018

BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

... inclusive multilateral trading system” to barbs intended for the President of the United States on specific issues, such as the refusal to approve new members of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization. The already “mature” BRICS format entails ... ... World Health Organization’s Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis held in Moscow, the World Water Forum in Brazil, the Vaccine Research and Development Center and matters related to outer space – that is, everything that was not listed ...

07.08.2018

Where Is BRICS Headed? On the Results of the Goa Summit

... China is an unwelcome competitor which threatens the US hegemony and must therefore be weakened. India is a new power that strives to establish contacts with the West. The West, in its turn, is also flirting with India. After the change of government Brazil seems to have taken “the right path,” but it remains economically troubled. As regards South Africa, given its domestic problems, it should not be considered as a full-fledged actor in the global geopolitics. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui ...

09.11.2016

The Obsolete Legacy of Antarctica

... it signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Antarctic with the United States to signify its partial refusal to consult on the Antarctic with the Latin American states. Meanwhile, the Antarctic may serve for Moscow for a tradeoff ... ... Antarctic. Fourth, Russia could win more allies for resolving Arctic issues, primarily the Latin American states of Chile, Brazil, and Argentina. Consultations with New Zealand also appear likely, given the broadly positive nature of the bilateral relationship ...

29.07.2015

BRICS and food security

... the group a key player in the global food security regime. But they did. Now the world is waiting. From a moral and business ethics perspective the effort makes sense and can add value to the BRICS brand. But success depends on China, India and Brazil, who are impacted by drought and infrastructure problems that step on their economic performance. And Russia is dealing with a sanctions regime that includes food, orchestrated by Washington and its European allies. BRICS food security. A slow ...

08.05.2015

Iron ore and steel. Strategic, volatile and primed for conflict

... BRICS are destined to remain a micro, rather than a macro alliance. Looking at the statistics below, the BRICS appear to dominate the world's basic iron ore and basic steel producers. Top 10 Iron Ore Producing Nations 1 China 2 Australia 3 Brazil 4 India 5 Russia 6 Ukraine 7 South Africa 8 USA 9 Kazakhstan 10 Iran Top Steel Producers 2013 in millions of crude tons Arcelor Mittal Luxembourg 96 million tons Nippon Steel-Sumitomo Japan 50.1 Hebei Group China 45.8 Bao Steel Group China 43.9 Wuhan Steel Group China 39.3 Posco S.Korea 38.4 ...

02.03.2015

Above The Fray… Brasilia and Washington Seek Broader Cooperation

... recent leaks over data collection programs conducted by the United States that have drawn the ire of citizens and governments everywhere. Some correspondents were preparing tough questions to ask Kerry about the “spying.” After all, O Globo, Brazil’s largest media organization, did use maverick American journalist Glenn Greenwald to stir up nationalist sentiment over what was not direct “spying” or “casing” of individuals, but simply raw data collection that ...

15.08.2013

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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