Tag: Brazil

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 […]

Bolsonaro Is A Pivotal Part Of Trump’s Plans To Build “Fortress America”

The election of Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil’s next president is a major step in the direction of Trump’s plans to build a “Fortress America” that he intends will cement the US’ hegemonic influence in the Western Hemisphere by systematically squeezing China out of Latin America. Jair Bolsonaro’s election as Brazil’s […]

Brazil’s Broken Presidential System: An Extremist Like Bolsonaro Would Not Have Won in a Parliamentary Democracy

Jair Bolsonaro – a true extremist  Asia woke up and Europe went to sleep with the news that South America’s largest nation had just elected Jair Bolsonaro as the new Brazilian President after round two of elections on the 28th of October. Bolsonaro had a commanding plurality of votes in the first […]

Quotes Compared: Duterte vs. Bolsonaro

Because The Philippines remains stuck with a presidential system that is more typical of Latin American political systems than those of the ASEAN neighborus of The Philippines, many false analogies have been made comparing reformist Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Brazil’s extremist President Elect Jair Bolsonaro. Previously, Eurasia Future published a […]