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New Policy Brief #12 “Egypt’s entry into BRICS and its geopolitical impact on the Eurasian chessboard” by Mateus Santos

“What are the main consequences of Egypt’s entry into BRICS? Cairo’s entry into the multilateral initiative on January 1st, 2024 represents an agreement with the so-called emerging world. After the troubled Arab Spring, Egypt acquires a new status by becoming a key player in the process of BRICS expansion on the African continent and in…
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12 de fevereiro de 2024 0

From Russia with Election: More about the President than the Election by Lily Ong

“For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.” pronounced the United States. “Putin’s day will surely be numbered. He’ll lose power and he won’t get to choose his successor,” prophesized the United Kingdom.

6 de fevereiro de 2024 0

Dynasty Democracy Trending by Julia Suryakusuma

Do you remember the prime time television series Dynasty that aired for nine seasons from 1981 to 1989? It was about the lives and loves of the wealthy Carrington family, headed by the powerful oil magnate Blake Carrington. Its popularity stemmed from the drama-filled episodes full of unexpected twists and turns, lavish lifestyles, good casting…
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6 de fevereiro de 2024 0

New Policy Brief #11 “Tensions on the maritime border among North and South Korea and their geopolitical impacts on the security of the Korean peninsula” by Izan Araújo

“Considering the current geopolitical context, marked by two ongoing wars in the rimland, what is the political risk associated with North Korea’s firing on the southern maritime border?” (…)

23 de janeiro de 2024 0

The Houthis may have checkmated Biden in Red Sea standoff by Murtaza Hussain

The hardened Yemeni rebel force can’t be deterred without risky and costly U.S. escalations.

21 de janeiro de 2024 0

Taiwan — eleições e renovadas coreografias de ameaças chinesas por Paulo Antônio Pereira Pinto

“Em caso de ataque aéreo, permaneça calmo”, assim recomendava o convite, no ano 2000, por ocasião da posse do líder independentista Chen Shui-Bian, eleito como a “maior autoridade na ilha Taiwan”. Na condição de Diretor do Escritório Comercial, em Taipé, recebi a nota de cortesia com a advertência de que, durante a cerimônia, poderia haver…
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13 de janeiro de 2024 0

Inevitability of the African Century? Afro-Asian Infrastructure and Transport Corridors by Lorenzo Somigli

The world has undergone a profound transformation, and a new geopolitical phase has started. The edges of the Rimland (Ukraine, Balkans, Caucasus, Middle East, Myanmar, western Indian subcontinent, sporadically Central Asia and possibly Korean peninsula) is on fire; something momentous is about to happen.  While Eurasia hindered, African people must be able to seize the opportunity…
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13 de janeiro de 2024 0

North Korea fires artillery shells towards South’s border island

North Korea has fired more than 200 rounds of artillery shells off its west coast, towards the South’s Yeonpyeong island, Seoul’s military has said.

7 de janeiro de 2024 0

New! Policy Brief Report 2023

“Throughout the year, our international analysts, who are researchers with backgrounds in various fields, have dedicated themselves to the in-depth study of these issues, providing an in-depth view of current challenges. (…) The relevance of the Policy Brief Report 2023 goes beyond the academic realm, as it also serves as a reliable guide for understanding…
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