Tag: Brazil

Exclusive Interview: Hybrid War, The New Album From Malvina

Brazilian band Malvina have just released their new album Hybrid War. Frequent readers of these pages will already be familiar with the themes explored on the band’s new album. Adam Garrie recently interviewed brothers Vini (bass/vocals) and Berman Berbert (guitar/vocals) about the band’s history, future goals and the new album. Below […]

Is It Really All That Surprising That Trump Wants Brazil In NATO?

Feigning shock and publishing moralizing polemics isn’t going to change the fact that it was entirely predictable that Trump’s “Fortress America” grand strategy would ultimately see the US seek to expand its premier multilateral security structure across South America in order to formally incorporate its most important country of Brazil […]

Bolsonaro Made A Powerful Point With His Infamous Carnival Video Tweet

Think what one will about Bolsonaro, but he nevertheless made a powerful point with his infamous carnival video tweet because he succeeded in drawing attention to Brazilian society’s rapidly deteriorating social mores of “normalizing” the public display of fringe homosexual activities.    Newly inaugurated Brazilian President Bolsonaro caused a global […]

With Trump Sidelined, Leaders of China, Russia and India Hold G20 Meeting to Discuss Cooperation Before Mini-BRICS Summit

It is a fact that after a tense 2017 characterised by the Doklam/Donglang border stand-off, China-India relations have improved in 2018. While few meaningful agreements have been inked between New Delhi and Beijing, there is a decidedly less frosty atmosphere than there was a year ago between the large Asian […]

The Argentinian-Chinese Partnership Can Balance Trump’s “Fortress America”

Despite the post-Kirchner government’s many faults, one thing that it’s doing right is retaining the Argentinian-Chinese Strategic Partnership, which holds the best hope for Beijing to balance Trump’s “Fortress America” plans in the hemisphere. This week’s G20 Summit has drawn global attention to the host country of Argentina, a South […]