16 May 2016 China’s Evolving Middle East Role
Xi Jinping’s new “Arab Policy” is a proactive one. While it’s primarily designed to 1) create and consolidate local partnerships, and 2) leverage China's trade, energy, and infrastructure investments, Cesar Castilla believes it will almost certainly drag Beijing into the geopolitics and cleavages of the region.
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4 Dec 2015 Brazil: Playing with Fire
Alicia García-Herrero has no doubts. Brazil has lost its status as a star economic and political performer in the emerging world. Indeed, if Brasilia hopes to reverse its fortunes it will have to reduce its fiscal deficits and cut down a bloated public sector. Such reforms, it goes without saying, will be painful. More on «Brazil: Playing with Fire»